Happiness as Ethics
Greg explains the problem with making happiness the goal in life.
|I’m trying to give tools to think about ethical things. I’m of the persuasion that ethics, morals, values are among the most important distinctions you can make in this world. They are among the most important kinds of things. There is no lack of ethical conversations, but there is a lack of clear moral thinking in this country. There is some going on but most of it is not. Part of my goal in teaching a class or doing a show like this is to give my listeners some categories that allow them to navigate in the field of ethical decision making. I am really convinced that once you learn some things about ethics, you’ll see that most people don’t deal with moral issues on a very high plane. (more…)|