First I want to say that Ikigai is my favorite book all categories. I love your ambition.
In the book you´re talkning about how happiness not is your goal, how you´re trying to act as if you emotions didn´t matter and come up with your meaning in your life in a rational way. "Im on Team Human. I want to see our species thrive and grow".
If emotions didn´t exist, why does it matter for human species to survive and expand? What makes growth of humanity more important than other species? What makes something positive or negative without emotions?
You think that happiness is a bad goal because it´s only serotonine and dopamine in the brain. What makes living beings with the name "human" on different objects called "planets" flying around in space a good goal?
Not saying you´re right or wrong, just want to hear your thoughts. Some people say that soccer only is a bunch of people running around and kicking on a ball. Any activity can be intresting or nonsense depending on how it´s looked upon. Maybe it´s the same with goals.
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(I'm not claiming to grok it myself yet.)
I'm not Sebastian, but like any upstanding introspective member of postmodern society, I've put some thought into creating a coherent personal/universal philosophy for why I should get out of my comfortable-as-fuck bed each morning.
I've decided that while emotions shouldn't rule my decisions and I should make a best-faith effort to act rationally and morally, emotions will incent me to behave a certain way. Basically, I try to ignore my id entirely in the short term to reap the greatest long term benefits. Put another way, I prioritize life-satisfaction over pleasure. So I'll work hard all day instead of playing Dustforce, so that I can achieve as many of my goals as possible.