Monthly Archives: July 2014

Friendship is Another Reason to Work

I received this perceptive comment from a reader regarding yesterday’s post about fulfilling work: “I would add something to what accounts for meaningful work. I think part of it is having a supportive workplace culture and environment, and people who you enjoy being around for 8 hours of the day. My 2 cents!” Continue reading Friendship is Another Reason to Work

Will Durant on the Meaning of Life

Ariel and Will Durant in the library of their home in Los Angeles, 1967

Excerpts from Will Durant’s On the Meaning of Life:

The meaning of life, then, must lie within itself … it must be sought in life’s own instinctive cravings and natural fulfillments. Why, for example, should we ask for an ulterior meaning to vitality and health? … If you are sick beyond cure I will grant you viaticum, and let you die … But if you are well—if you can stand on your legs and digest your food—forget your whining, and shout your gratitude to the sun. Continue reading Will Durant on the Meaning of Life