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Living Longer Doesn't Mean Living Better. Two Professors Explain. | Lydia Dugdale & Mike Fontaine

The medicilization of our lives has made us more ill equipped to live and unprepared for our death.

We have fooled our selves into thinking that success and materialism will make us happy. The reality is they do not.

Now is the time to rearrange your priorities and consider the seasons of life.

There is a time to work hard, there is a time to step back and enjoy life and the people around you.

Don't grind yourself into the ground, there is no value in it.


A Pill for Down Syndrome

New research indicates that a treatment may one day lessen the symptoms of the disability. In the meantime, a mother reflects on what that would mean for her child.

'Ten years ago, our daughter Penny was born. She came into the world with a shock of black hair, piercing blue eyes, and, within hours, a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

We learned the biology quickly: Down syndrome is the popular name for trisomy 21, the presence of three copies of the 21st chromosome instead of the typical two. When she was only a few hours old, the doctors told us she would experience some health problems and cognitive delays. The range of those problems was unpredictable..." from the article:



Living Longer Doesn't Mean Living Better. Two Professors Explain. | Lydia Dugdale & Mike Fontaine

"Lydia Dugdale (Columbia) and Mike Fontaine (Cornell) discuss the effects of grind culture and how a finite perspective of life influences our moral and religious values. | Cornell University, 11/30/23 | View full forum at

• Is the Grindset Mindset Working? Anci... | Explore more at https://www.veritas.org." from video introduction



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