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Megan Quinn Bachman What if a global economy awash in cheap, consumer goods—our chief pursuit over the last half century—has not made us happier? And what if our economy, with its pinhole focus on growth and creating financial wealth, was in fact undermining our pursuit of healthy, productive, meaningful lives?
My wife once told me she felt I wasn't particularly warm. She rarely saw me hug anyone, I rarely took her hand spontaneously, or rubbed her back or nuzzled her neck. And she very much wanted those things, she said. She needed to feel a sense of connection between us, a sense that we were more than just two people co-habitating in a house or co-parenting a child.
Sam Harris: "Is this our Sputnik moment on Empathy training?"
"Let people live in your heart." by Jun 22