The Golden Handcuffs: Are We Conditioned to Chase Money?

by John Grimshaw

By Ezra Firestone | January 6, 2020

Most people are conditioned — through advertising, entertainment, role models, etc. — that what they should be chasing in life is money.

And I don’t want to hate on money. Wealth creation is an exciting game to play.

In this post, however, I argue that a much more fulfilling game (albeit a much less popular one) is having fun.

Watch this video to see why I choose to optimize my life around what brings me pleasure — and why that isn’t always money.

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