More is good. Mitch considers it a privilege meeting someone who teaches about life and offers solutions to life challenges.
Before consenting to be interviewed, Morrie surprises and softens the famed newscaster when he asks Koppel what is "close to his heart. Morrie Schwartz was Mitch Alboms college professor more than twenty years ago. He thought it was serendipitous.
But he never did until Morrie was dying. Mitch is a sports writer, but the paper he worked for is on strike. He decides to reconnect with Morrie. Mitch also expressed how influential Morrie was to his friends, relatives, patients, and coworkers.
In deed, we can see him facing death depending on the descriptions that the writer gives.
That is, to me, a true and profound friendship. More commercialism is good.