Thursday, June 30, 2005

Poisoned lives

"Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of thefact."
- Bertrand Russell

They take pride in their "success" at devoting their lives to their work, in effect at their sacrificing their lives for the monetary benefit of their employers or their business.

These people have learned, as children, that success in life is measured by the amount of wealth you have, the prestige of your occupation and your status in the social sphere of your community.

What they have not learned is the concept of quality of life.

We could teach that to their children or grandchildren, but it's too late for those who long ago adopted business success as a standard measure of life.

Bill Allin
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