Exercising mental and intellectual freedom is blissful.  Unlike other animals human beings have the psychological capacity to think and develop reason.  Although other animals’ instincts only concern them with survival in terms of securing water, food, shelter, and protection from predators to feel content humans have a more sophisticated mind, which has the tools to elevate one’s level of living.   Continue reading “Freedom”


Money #2

“Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.” – Democritus

Money cannot buy meaning, purpose, or significance; it cannot buy our legacy as we recall it on our deathbeds.  Money pays for bills.  Any job or number of jobs can pay for bills.  Bills will get paid.  So, if survival is more or less guaranteed, then the next question is why do we survive or for what do we survive for?   Continue reading “Money #2”