How many of you have engaged in the fight to decide what you should do for your career? As a college student, it seems to be the ultimate vexing problem of everyone without a job offer. It’s so significant, that we often phrase the question as “what should I do with my life?” instead of “what should I do for work?”
- The implications of treating “money as no object”
- The functionality of our society putting that advice into practice
- The goodness of defining our life and its fulfillment by our career
What does it mean to treat “money as no object?”
- To keep score
- To facilitate the exchange of goods and services
Could our society continue if we did whatever we wanted in complete disregard of money?
- People don’t want to do many of the things that must be done
- People have desires and passions that would damage society if it were pursued
Should we seek out our deepest fulfillment in life through our careers?
- Human Rights Advocacy
Who is the advice good for?
- Don’t think of money as a way to keep score
- If you have a good education with the promise of having enough, you can treat money as even less important
- Seek out meaning, even if your job stinks