mogg wrote:The funny thing about wealth is, no matter how much you earn, you never feel wealthy.
Buddhist author Ethan Nichten addresses "the inadequacy principle" in his book "One City: A Declaration Of Interdependence"... well worth a look if you or anyone else are interested in it.
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'." (Snp 3.6)
"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)