We in the Western world love wealth. No doubt, wealth is the thing. So, what is it, why wealth? Is wealth the end or the means? In an established culture, money buys basic necessities, yes. But money also buys a lot more. Not just food, good food, rich foods. Not just clothes, but nice clothes, fashionable clothes. Not just survival, but comfort. So, beyond survival, it’s comfort we seek. We seek money to seek comfort.
But what is it about comfort? Why do we move beyond survival to leisure? Is leisure the end goal? Leisure creates happiness, we don’t struggle, sweat, feel pain. We just feel…nothing. Is that the end goal? Pure, simple, empty nothing?