What is a man, If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed?

For better or for worse, I feel this question is rather deeply intertwined into my sense of self. I am a big fan of sleeping and eating, there is no doubt about that. I would never want to do without either of those things. But. I am highly attuned to having a sense of purpose. I am motivated by making something of my time on earth, to suck more marrow out of life. So while I love sleeping and eating, it feels incredibly clear that the chief good for me is in the making of art. The Chief Good is a really wonderful way to put this idea as well – it’s such an elegant way to talk about priorities.
One’s chief good does not exclude other goods – it is simply the chief one.

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