The Beauty of an Ordinary Life

Everyone seems to be obsessed about achieving riches and fame, pursuing an extraordinary life far removed from the ordinary and mundane existence of the average peasant. The ones who ‘make it’ often quickly conclude it’s not all that, meaning that perhaps a perfectly ordinary life isn’t such a bad thing after all. 

Living an ordinarily life is defiantly highly underrated in our society, yet, perhaps it shouldn’t be. Watch the video from The School of Life below, and discover how Dutch artists in the late 1650’s played an important role in celebrating and glorifying the life of Joe Sixpack.

Image by Werner Heiber from Pixabay



 

 

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The Beauty of an Ordinary Life

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