For the young especially, much of this confusion is induced by the artificial situations they find themselves in.
In middle school and high school, what the other kids think of you seems the most important thing in the world.
Unwholesome feelings and sensations retard the pace of functional activity, economic development and spiritual uplift.
Health cannot be achieved merely by taking one or two pills everyday or by observing a few restrictions.
Health is the pivot upon which a man’s whole personality and its well-being depend.
An ailing and aching body saps the enthusiasm for pursuit.If you're a freelancer or a small company, you can do this at the level of individual customers.If you fire or avoid toxic customers, you can decrease the amount of bullshit in your life by more than you decrease your income.And yet bullshit does have a distinctive character. Unnecessary meetings, pointless disputes, bureaucracy, posturing, dealing with other people's mistakes, traffic jams, addictive but unrewarding pastimes.There are two ways this kind of thing gets into your life: it's either forced on you, or it tricks you.On the other hand an ailing person is a burden on all.He is a danger for coming generations because heredity plays an important part in this respect."As well as avoiding bullshit, one should actively seek out things that matter.But different things matter to different people, and most have to learn what matters to them.Indeed, the law of supply and demand insures that: the more rewarding some kind of work is, the cheaper people will do it.It may be that less bullshit is forced on you than you think, though. The amount of time you have to spend on bullshit varies between employers.