Life makes much more sense if you have something or somebody to die for.
“Why do some people confront danger while most scamper for the exits? Altruism emerges in many disasters. A few weeks ago, three women came forward to say they survived the cinema shooting in Aurora, Colo., because their boyfriends shielded them. All three men are dead. ”
Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/08/09/the-psychology-of-heroism-why-some-leap-in-front-of-bullets/#ixzz24Myzngao