There is a very big controversy in the modern age that it has changed tremendously since previous ages. Before people were fine with doing something in their life as a comparison such as building something while now, people want to be something and worth something in the modern world.
- The intimate roles we play – mother, brother, lover, friend – become something we do, rather than something we are.
- If we never commit to ‘being’ something rather merely ‘doing’ something, then we may never develop the endurance and perseverance necessary for truly profound relational growth.
- Perfecting personal life depends critically on accepting, managing, and even appreciating human imperfections, both our own and those of our loved ones.
“If the ancient world was over-personalized, then today, personal and family life face the threat of becoming ‘professionalized.’ That is, contingent upon on-going mutual satisfaction.”