Saturday, January 24, 2009

Spiritual peace

"Saint with White Sleeves"

This is just so easy to forget:

I think there is a serious corruption in the idea sold through advertising that you can attain spiritual peace through lifestyle and the notion of building your happiness from the outside-in by acquiring things... which if you think about it, is the essence of advertising.

-- Edward Norton

Edward Norton, in case you didn't know, is a movie director. Here's something else he said that I really respect:
If you're overpaid, with a job you enjoy, how can you not give something back?
How refreshing that he knows he's overpaid. How refreshing that he believes he has a duty to do good in addition to doing well.

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