Irene Soave interviewed me for Corriere Della Sera, in Italy. Through the Google Translate machine, she writes:
Is contemporary discontent more of a material nature – contracts, salaries – or emotional? Disappointed expectations, success that never comes…Read the whole thing (in Italian!) here.
«I don’t think the two spheres are separate. If we show that we don’t like work, for example, and this is an emotional fact, we risk losing it, and this is a very material fact. Perhaps it makes us feel like failures that we are more unresolved than our parents; but it is also due to our lower salaries. And finally, the expectations of success are inculcated in us from the cradle, but the material conditions do not always exist. So the first reaction we have, if we’re burnt out, is to think we’re not good enough.”