“I am not like these people; I am not suited to this world.”
January 24, 2006
I’m just passing on links today, but, oh my gosh! How right on is this paragraph. I haven’t even gotten to the end of this and I had to stop and pass it along to you, from someone who has just started to feel in the last few years like she is suited to this world after all.
What a recipe for alienation. By the time they reach an age to think about what they’d like to do, most kids have been thoroughly misled about the idea of loving one’s work. School has trained them to regard work as an unpleasant duty. Having a job is said to be even more onerous than schoolwork. And yet all the adults claim to like what they do. You can’t blame kids for thinking ‘I am not like these people; I am not suited to this world.
Read more about How to Do What You Love.