Article : The Pay Gap for Women …
In coming years, despite decades of efforts to promote women in business, companies may find their pipeline of potential female leaders lacking. During Covid, because family obligations fall mostly on them, women have left the workforce in greater numbers than men.
Well, so be it! As a previous corporate clone, the bottom line is a 60-70 hour work week. This does not make women reprehensible or non-committal, but they seem to rebel against the fact that they must make choices. I had no diversions because I was young and single and had the time to smoke out my rivals because I knew that was necessary in a capitalist world.
Article: The Struggle for a Meaningful Life
But another explanation is that the happiness-pursuers often focus upon the wrong things. An analysis published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology summed up more than 200 studies and found that “respondents report less happiness and satisfaction and more depression, anxiety, and general psychopathology to the extent that they believe that the acquisition of money is important and key to happiness and success in life.”
Oh horse feathers! 200 studies does not an empirical argument make. I work for money because it provides me with my most valued opportunity in life- freedom of choice.