“In the hopes of reaching the moon man fails to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.”
— Albert Schweitzer
Lately there has been a lot of talk around the reality of being a human being, not a human doing. The question is: why? And is this helpful? And what should our response or takeaway be?
To begin, let’s examine a baseline question:
Are we defined by who we are or what we do?
And are those two aspects necessarily mutually exclusive?