Sketch for a Theory of Persistent Passions (vii)

a certain degree of privation is necessary for motivation

just as longing and desire too are often strong calls to action

so the key to persevering, is focusing on trajectory and not position

because even the achievement of a set goal won’t give quite the same satisfaction as that from the pursuit of a passion

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One Comment on “Sketch for a Theory of Persistent Passions (vii)”

  1. This is true. A set goal is often imposed, directly or indirectly, by others. It’s great to see you back, Heath!

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