The actual School of Life, and two awesome videos

I’ve spent a great deal of time in my life pondering how we as a society can teach ourselves to live better lives. Recently, I wrote a blog post about this, and how we need some sort of school for life.

Well, it turns out that it already exists. In 2008, Alain de Botton and Sophie Howarth began The School for Life, a social enterprise in London. What they are doing blows me away. It is still relatively new, and relatively small, but I hope it becomes a movement that spreads.

With that, I’ll leave you with two awesome videos that I stumbled across yesterday by Alain de Botton. If you haven’t seen them, and have the time, give them a watch. The first is on redefining success, and the second is on how atheists really could learn a lot from religions. I could try to explain them more, but wouldn’t do them justice. Alain does such a great job, that I’ll let him take it away.

P.S. This is post number #48 in a 100 day blogging challenge. See you tomorrow!

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