This is probably a most excellent discourse on the pursuit of our dreams, sacrifice and tragedy. In 15 minutes, Alain de Botton manages to expand on years of thought and analysis into our social systems; just listen to another individual defend herself in this society he describes: Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity
This video presents a simple perspective, a poetic perspective on another angle to this point. And the question arises: is there indeed balance in success?
Even now, with friends, inclined towards meditation, heightened awareness, and inner peace, you only come to realize life is about sustainable change. Not even evolution, as much as simple change; albeit forever attempting to reduce entropy.
For example: is this man a looser, or simply misfortunate?