How to Find Fulfilling Work (The School of Life) My Previous Advice – One of the most difficult things tasks for most of us is finding fulfilling (paid) work in our modern economic system.
Wandering around my backyard when I was about 7 or 8 years old I climbed a small mound behind our garage when suddenly it hit me: “Why is there anything at all rather than nothing?” Little did I know then that I had stumbled across perhaps the greatest question in philosophy. I remained inquisitive throughout … Continue reading My Lifelong Search for Meaning
Do we get bored with everything? Do friends and lovers, work and play, and even life itself eventually become dull and tedious? Does dissatisfaction with people and projects always set in?
What follows is the postscript from an essay by Sylvia Jane Wojcik. (She specifically asked to publish it and use her name. However, I am not advocating or endorsing any particular position she takes here.) I have also included her full essay “What’s It All About” below.
(Given recent news in the USA I thought it valuable to reprint this post from 4 years ago.) “In an ever-changing, incomprehensible world the masses had reached the point where they would, at the same time, believe everything and nothing, think that everything was possible and that nothing was true … Mass propaganda discovered that … Continue reading America Is Trending Toward Totalitarianism