Moving beyond snobbery

September 23, 2009

In this TED talk Philosopher Alain de Botton invites us to examine our fixed notions of success and failure and suggests that snobbery may play a part in our enjoyment (or lack thereof) of our work. It’s a useful and interesting perspective on the current un/employment crisis. The comments stream is also interesting and there’s a fascinating conversation on the merits of success as socially constructed, imposed, self-imposed, accepted or bestowed.

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