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  1. “In this case,” Schopenhauer goes on to say, ” man must free himself from suffering by destroying the universal will. It is possible to destroy it only by destroying its manifestations, including the person himself as its highest manifestation. But this does not mean that Schopenhauer calls on the individual to commit suicide; he calls on him to renounce the will to live, which is the main manifestation of the universal will. The renunciation of the will to live is expressed in the renunciation of desires.”
    I found this here: https://www.e-reading.club/chapter.php/83098/28/Ogarev_-_50_zolotyh_ideii_v_filosofii.html
    As I understand it, the point is to realize that life is not sugar, accept it and become resilient and resilient. And one of the steps is to give up your desires.

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