Napoleon Bonaparte decried the USA as “mere merchants,” who “put all their glory into making money.”
Yes money must be made. But there is something simultaneously to achieve which my next chapter shall explain, “Becoming a Renaissance man or woman.”
(Excerpts from chapter of my new book)
Chapter 14: “Why are there four pillars of the Good life - should we not just focus on money?”
Some are tempted to ask this, to posit all in this world can be solved by money or at least our “labors & travail” tempered by it.
“Mr. President...Don’t forget me here.” An Afghan interpreter who 13 years ago helped rescue Joe Biden was left behind Monday when the U.S. ended its military campaign in Afghanistan. on.wsj.com/3zAloRU
In a few minutes I’m interviewing this book’s
Scientist/author Daniel Lieberman on “The science of building yoir social circle - keep out the bad, bring in the best”
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Napoleons words (statistically the greatest conqueror of all time by far)…
Probably the single greatest paragraph I have read in the last few years.
You need mentors in this game of life.
Napoleon had them and forced his generals to follow the great mentors of history.