We need to learn to love ourselves more

your say August 24, 2014 01:00

The recent suicide of Robin Williams got me asking, Why is it that these people who have everything society says we need to be happy are so miserable?

’ve read books by or about ex-heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, baseball great Mickey Mantle and movie stars Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe. They were, or are, emotional wrecks.
When are we going to start listening to the philosophers who tell us that if we don’t love and respect ourselves as human beings when we are “losers”, then all the money and fame in the world isn’t going to make much difference?
Eric Bahrt