It is human nature to be acquisitive and competitive.  We strive to compete.  Keeping up with the Jones’.  Trying to get higher points in games and sports.  That is part of who we are.  That is how we have evolved.  Unfortunately we evolved in a very different world to the one we are now in.  Evolution takes generations of failures and successes to change the way that people and animals are.  But the changes that are happening to the world are changing even quicker than that.

First of all the possibilities are growing.  A few hundred years ago if you were born the son of a blacksmith then it was pretty certain you would go on to be a blacksmith yourself.  Nowadays people go through university and they have to make the decision about what they want to be before gaining the qualifications to try and become that thing.  There…

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Full of grace and fair regard, a true lover of the holy church. The courses of his youth promised it not but his body has become a paradise enveloping and containing celestial spirits. He has a sudden scholar become after reformation, in a flood, with heady currance scoured his faults and unseated his Hydra-headed wilfulness. Hear him but reason in divinity, and all-admiring with an inward wish you would desire he were made a prelate: Hear him debate of commonwealth affairs, You would say it hath been all in all his study: List his discourse of war, and you shall hear a fearful battle render'd you in music: Turn him to any cause of policy, the Gordian knot of it he will unloose, familiar as his garter: that, when he speaks, the air, a charter'd libertine, is still, and the mute wonder lurketh in men's ears, to steal his sweet and honey'd sentences; so that the art and practic part of life must be the mistress to this theoric: Which is a wonder how he should glean it, since his addiction was to courses vain, his companies unletter'd, rude and shallow, his hours fill'd up with riots, banquets, sports, and never noted in him any study, any retirement, any sequestration from open haunts and popularity.

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