We all want money, of course, But we all crave happiness and personal satisfaction. And a sense of having accomplished something with our lives. This is as much a part of who we are as a civilization (perhaps of any civilization) as the outer trappings of society.
But for many people, happiness comes down to money, when what we really want is contentment, even if for some people contentment is a state of constant striving, which is good if that’s the kind of person you are. […]