How feeding children’s ambition only sets them up to fail | Aeon Essays

Our culture is rich with esteem-boosting platitudes for young dreamers, but the assurances are dishonest and dangerous

Passion doesn’t lead to purpose but rather, the other way around. People who get really good at something that’s useful and that the world values become passionate about what they’re doing.

Source: How feeding children’s ambition only sets them up to fail | Aeon Essays