miércoles, 28 de junio de 2017

Sobre la buena vida

Dos entradas para pensar… soy de los toca pelotas de "tenemos suerte".
O de los que dicen que la cosa va bien, que podría ir mejor… pero que podría ir peor y por tanto prefiero no quejarme.

Dos artículos que reflejan mi manera de pensar.

If you’re reading this, you probably don’t do hard work

It may be challenging work. It may be creative work. It may be skilled work. It may require multiple tries to get it right. You may have to learn new things. You may be rejected a bunch. You may get hung up on. You may not know how to get from A to B. You may have to persuade. You may have to deal with people you don’t like. You may have to sell something someone doesn’t know they want. You may have to be creative. You may have to build something that hasn’t been built before. You may have to battle entrenched interests. You may have to put in a few days or weeks in a row to figure something out you’re stuck on. You may have to make tradeoffs. But that’s the work. Not achieving the outcome you wanted doesn’t make it hard, it means you have more work to do.

Stop Pretending You’re Not Rich - NYTimes.com
The rhetoric of “We are the 99 percent” has in fact been dangerously self-serving, allowing people with healthy six-figure incomes to convince themselves that they are somehow in the same economic boat as ordinary Americans, and that it is just the so-called super rich who are to blame for inequality.
“Rather than a poverty trap, there seems instead to be more stickiness at the other end: a ‘wealth trap,’ if you will.”

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