Alan Watts on the Meaning of Life.

Via on Oct 8, 2012

If Money were No Object.

We teach the next generation to do as we do: to do things we don’t like doing in order to go on doing what we don’t like doing.

 

Rather, become a master of

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9 Responses to “Alan Watts on the Meaning of Life.”

  1. James says:

    Amazing video! Thank you for posting it, Waylon.

  2. Rachel Irons says:

    Ahhhhhhh, good ol' Mr. Watts.

    I just asked myself this question about 20 minutes ago "marshing" (I am aware that marshing is not a word) through Esty looking at jewelry, and thought about which one thing would I buy if money was no object. Ironically I picked a pair of "teacher" earrings priced at $10. They'll be here in a few days. :)

    Thank God I found my future profession; money has not a damn thing to do with it and I'm proud of it, because those kids saved my life.

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  4. mary says:

    Thank you! As an unschooling family, we try to live this philosophy. These few minutes of inspiration will keep us all going for a while longer.

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