domingo, 12 de agosto de 2012

Quanto chega? [7]

"We have argued that our continuing addiction to consumption and work is due, above all, to the disappearance from public discussion of any idea of the good life. (...) If we are to recover an understanding of what it means to have enough, we must relearn to ask the question: what is it to live well? The good life (...) is a life that is desirable, or worthy of desire, not just one that is widely desired. (...) The basic goods, as we define them, are not just means to, or capabilities for, a good life; they are the good life [health, security, respect, personality, harmony with nature, frienship, leisure]."