“Life, as we find it, is too hard for us; it brings us too many pains, disappointments and impossible tasks. In order to bear it we cannot dispense with palliative measures…There are perhaps three such measures; powerful deflections, which cause us to make light of our misery; substitutive satisfactions, which diminish it; and intoxicating substances, which make us insensitive to it…scientific activity is a deflection of this kind… The substitutive satisfactions, as offered by art, are illusions in contrast with reality, but they are none the less psychically effective, thanks to the role which phantasy has assumed in mental life. 19 more words
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I grew up working in Nordstrom and excellent customer service was our standard. I like to receive and give excellent customer service!
Well, everyone employed by a school district has a customer to serve—students, families, staff, vendors, visitors, communities, etc. 43 more words