Democratic Happiness

Charlotte Lapalus

“The only way to have true choices on a daily basis over your life is to reduce your dependence on the dollar,” said Bob Wells, a real-life nomad who plays himself in the Oscar-nominated film Nomadland.

“And until then, you won’t. You’ll do whatever the dollar tells you you have to do,” he told The Current’s Matt Galloway.

Wells said that from a young age, people in the Western world are taught that living a

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David Price

I write about creativity, loving, language learning and psycho/spirituality. I’m a longtime painter and reader.