My father is motivated by a super-sized sense of Duty. He’s just been diagnosed with an incurable cancer. He’s chosen quality of life over quantity of life.
As our family moves into full-on palliative care, I’m thinking about this overwhelming sense of Duty that drives my father. Where did it come from? Is it like cancer—in all of us but only manifests in some?
What motivates any of us? It’s a question I’ve been asking for decades.
… More Capital D: Dad, Duty, Dignity