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Work and meaning

I'm busy reading The Upside of Irrationality by Dan Ariely (and really enjoying it).  In one of the chapters he reflects on work and meaning.  Can human beings find satisfaction and be engaged in work that pays well, but offers no meaning? He unpacks two "types" of meaning: "m"eaning - a feeling of being challenged by whatever our work is, and completing it to our own satisfaction vs "M"eaning - a hope that someone else, potentially a significant someone, will find value [...]

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