Alain de Botton ( 1969 – ) penned an astute essay in the New York Times titled: “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person.” De Botton is a Swiss-born British author who co-founded The School of Life in 2008.
“What a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what a man has.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer “Health outweighs all other blessings so much that one may really say that a healthy beggar is happier than an ailing king.”~ Arthur Schopenhauer
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.
Having taught medical ethics for more than a decade, I have spent some time reading, thinking and writing about the subject. In 1994 I published a piece called, “Worse Off Alive: Reply to Garcia” in the American Philosophical Association’s
(This is my summary of a section of a book I often used in university classes: Thirteen Theories of Human Nature, Oxford Univ. Press. There is an outline of the material at the end of the post.)