A strong sense of purpose is more important than ever

Aimless wandering results in misery in a world of abundance

What is the purpose of life? No one has a general answer, but you better figure out yours, or you’re in for a bad time.

Aimless wandering or letting hedonism guide you both result in the same thing: a life of emptiness with momentary feelings of pleasure—feelings that get rarer and weaker with time. That seems to be the state most well-off people are in today.

When survival isn’t an immediate and constant concern, creating purpose for yourself becomes a crucial task.

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