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How the Desire for Success Can DESTROY You

11 December 2013 One Comment

“Having unrealistic ideas about achievement can lead to a sense
of personal inadequacy, hopelessness, futility and despair.”

“The typical notion of ‘success,’ as promulgated in the self-help industry, is a pathological outgrowth of Western materialism, that actually *inhibits* productivity and long-term focus rather than encourage it.”

Our fixation with becoming rich and famous – the way in which we judge and value ourselves, especially young people, by how ‘successful’ we are – is a by-product of consumerism…an offshoot of the conditioning that comes with living within the confines of consumer society.


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  • Sepia Prince said:

    This video is by far one of the most important ones I have had the pleasure to watch all year. Honest! It made me reflect on a number of things that I know are essential to facilitate my self-conquest.

    Give thx!

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