Humans have expended a great deal of intellectual energy over the past few thousand years trying to understand the morality of seeking pleasure. Most of philosophy begins with the question of what defines the good life
Newsman Walter Cronkite, who died at the age of 92, was so thoroughly and uniquely linked with the word “trust” that it is tempting to say that the word should be buried with him. In the generation since he left the anchor desk at the CBS Evening News, there have been other public figures who inspire passion, devotion, confidence, intensity and personal identification. But trust, that milder but deeper sentiment Cronkite owned it.