The western ideal versus the ideal

 

In the west prestige is very much the goal – to a large extent the reason people want money is because as people revere it they desire to be revered, by holding onto the reverent idol.

 

The truth is – we need to analyze; is prestige, prestigious?

 

Why do people want prestige in the first place?

 

The answer may shock you!

 

The very drive for fame is actuality a lack of self esteem.

 

If someone felt completely confident that what they are doing is meaningful, there would be no need for prestige!

 

Lest we become radically against prestige, the Talmud teaches, if not for its desire, the world would not have been built.

 

In other words, the subconscious driving force for prestige is behind much of the services that wealthy people create – called business.

 

However, ultimately prestige, like lust, is only an instinct.

 

If you fulfill it, you no longer think, its all that its made out to be!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: