Questions about Worth


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What if we were measured by what we did for our family and community rather than what we own? What if my net worth was expressed in terms of my contribution to my neighbors? What if you were rated by your generousity, caring and service?

Would it change how we chose to spend our time? Would I see people around me differently? Would you still have the same friends?

How much is a phone call to a troubled colleague worth? Is there a price I can put on driving my elderly neighbor to the doctor? Do you value someone who is there for you, when you need someone?

There is a Chinese practice known a quanxi that in its purest form means relationships. Dictionary.com defines it as “aChinesesocialconceptbasedontheexchangeoffavours,inwhich personalrelationshipsareconsideredmoreimportantthanlawsand writtenagreements”…

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