Why are we sailing around the world? In a word, freedom. It also gives us great joy, and this may be why –
According this very wise retired neurologist/psychiatrist, human beings who launch themselves into forward lateral acceleration can experience happiness simply from the motion. He uses rollerblading to achieve nirvana. For us, sailing itself, no matter where we are going, feels good. Following the wise doctor’s science, this may be in part because sailing => forward acceleration => a feeling of expansion = > meditation = > happiness.
Take 16 minutes to watch this doctor’s video as a gift to yourself and you will be glad you did!
(hat tip to Kent Rarick for turning us onto it : )
For him, and for us too, stepping off the track of driving hard, chasing ego-driven pursuits, and choosing to live a simpler life, is definitely a good choice.