What's pleasing to the eye
In the delusion of my sight
Is not what I find when I reach into the light
I have lost my mind
Society has conditioned us to want more, to make ourselves superficially attractive because then we will feel successful, comfortable, and in control. But it’s all a delusion. Project Happiness explored this topic with Yauch:
PH: I’ve heard you say it before in past interviews, and I definitely agree myself that greed is a big problem today in America. It seems that people view wealth as a measurement of their success in life, or even a measurement of their own happiness. How can we change this mind thought, which most of us have been brought up believing?
ADAM: It’s pretty easy to see that wealth doesn’t really equal happiness. We can, just by looking at the news you can see that a lot of people in the world who have ridiculous amounts of money are not too pleased with their lives, and spend a lot of time being unhappy.
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