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”

Money

“The great source of both the misery and disorders of human life, seems to arise from over-rating the difference between one permanent situation and another…” – The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith

How much is enough?  There are common themes coat-tailing  the issue of money.  First, money is necessary for survival, which is an argument I concede.  However, the problem I see following that logic is that many people have not distinguished the difference between “want” and “need” for themselves. Continue reading “Money”