The Comfortable Life is Killing You
"Society tames the wolf into a dog. And man is the most domesticated animal of all."
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Although we are currently experiencing the highest living standards in the history of mankind:
According to the existential psychologist, Rollo May:
“Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.”
It is a phenomenon discussed by Carl Jung and is characterized by the absurdity and emptiness of our lives, in the absence of any visible clinical symptoms. And it is all related to the "comfort" of the era we live in.
Possible causes: having more time to overthink; the lack of meaning in our lives and the difficulty of finding our true essence; we are disconnected from nature; we look for outside heroes and lack the ability to take responsibility.
“Chase after money and security, and your heart will never unclench. Care about people’s approval, and you will be their prisoner. Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.”
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