[分享] The Way to Produce a Person

The Way to Produce a Person
- where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet

[文:徐宏義]

Jason Trigg,25歲,麻省理工學院的畢業生,在華爾街從事避險基金的操作,年薪換算台幣是3百萬,他聽說$2500美元可以救活一個染上瘧疾的人,於是他把每個月薪水的一半捐給瘧疾基金會。

他想,這樣他可以幫助許多的人。

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David Brooks,紐約時報專欄作家。Brooks對Trigg的作法、想法卻有不一樣的看法。他寫了一篇好文章,叫:

The Way to Produce a Person

跟大家分享:

http://goo.gl/5yQJY

他的觀點很清楚,就在下面這幾段話:

as the novelist Frederick Buechner put it, “where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”

But it’s possible to get carried away with this kind of thinking — to have logic but no wisdom, to become a specialist without spirit.

I’d think you would be more likely to cultivate a deep soul if you put yourself in the middle of the things that engaged you most seriously.

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