Why Do We Suffer? Kafka's Answer

In Kafka's novel The Trial, a man named Joseph K wakes up one morning, and learns that he is accused of a crime he doesn't understand by a court he can't communicate with.

He navigates a maze of bureaucrats, messengers, henchmen and various authorities while trying to understand exactly what he's "guilty" of, who is accusing him, and why.

He tries to find answers, but nobody seems to know anything. He never gets any straight answers.

Eventually, he's sentenced to death, and executed.

The End.

For a much better answer, see
"How to Suffer Blissfully: A Job of Modern Life"

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