The Power of Your Action

Action is purposive conduct. It is not simply behavior, but behavior begot by judgments of value, aiming at a definite end and guided by ideas concerning the suitability or unsuitability of definite means. . . . It is conscious behavior. It is choosing. It is volition; it is a display of the will“. – Ludwig von Mises, The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science

How do you measure a person’s happiness?  It may be more productive to consider happiness relative to other actions.  The father in this video demonstrates that our actions, while to some may not seem logical or productive, may bring value to others.  In other words, it is purposeful.


About Christopher Hessenflow

Christopher Hessenflow is a financial planner in the Chicago area. He works with all sorts of people who are much more interesting than he is. He enjoys his career which lends him time to think and, sometimes, be creative. Chip was born bald.
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1 Response to The Power of Your Action

  1. Sandip Koli says:

    Great thought….Doing great changes in life.

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