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A fundamental belief of the modern world, which explains a lot of our anxiety around failure, is that we are what we earn. When we say this, we mean something very particular: not just that it’s nice to have a lot of money but that our income is the source of information, crucial, decisive information, about our character, our intelligence, our moral fiber.
In short, money is the key indicator of our worth in human and not just financial terms.
The more money we make, the more we deserve to exist. By extension, it feels impossible
to imagine ourselves as good, decent – and still poor. But can all this really be true? Must
we hate and deem ourselves despicable beings because our salary is not elevated? For an
answer, we must look to economics and in particular, to the technical way that salary is determined. Here
we find something striking: wages are not decided by the extent of someone’s human
worth or social contribution per se. Wages are simply the result of the intensity with
which certain people want a job done relative to the number of people who happen to be able to do it.
If many people can complete a task, however humanly important it might be,
holding a hand on a cancer ward for example, little money will be offered for it.
And if there are very few people able to do it, however trivial it might be (kicking a ball 60 metres into a goal), if there’s intense demand, salaries will be elevated.
Money is in fact no accurate
measure of the human worth of the work in question; the determinant of wages is just
the strength of demand in relation to supply. We may not be able easily to change how much
people earn, but we can change how we judge earnings. This isn’t an issue of politics; it’s an issue of appreciation.
We can change how we assess what a modest wage means.
We can use our imaginations to remember and hold in mind all that is not quantified in a salary – in our lives and in those of others; all the degrees of intelligence, care, dedication, empathy and creativity that may be present, undetected by the blunt aggregated marker of a wage.
However tempting it might be to settle the question of the value of human beings in stark financial terms, the truth remains beautifully and redemptively more complicated as we must realise as soon as we’ve spent some time around a person at work and got to know what sides of their character their labours will call on through an average day.
We’ll then have no option but to reach a dauntingly complex conclusion: we are not what we earn.
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人間性と収入の関係(You Are Not What You Earn

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韓澐 2018 年 10 月 8 日 に公開    VoiceTube Japan 翻訳    Hoshie Go チェック
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