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    What’s on Your Moral Bucket List?

    Have you noticed that when we die, our eulogies celebrate our lives very differently from the way society defines success? Perhaps we should not spend so much of our limited time on earth focusing on all the things our eulogies will never cover. Even for those who die with amazing Wikipedia entries, whose lives were synonymous with accomplishment and achievement, their eulogies focus mostly on what they did when they weren’t achieving and succeeding. Here, David Brooks lists the essential elements in beefing up the role of eulogy virtues in our lives.

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