Chapter 9

Pleasure: Emotional Nourishment and Personal Enrichment

Question: Do I produce an enriching and satisfying environment where people are able to thrive and grow?


Untitled (Sculptural Study, Five-Part Construction), Fred Sandback (Photograph by Yotam Hadar,


The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Maya Lin(Photograph: Getty Images)

What makes art distinctly satisfying apart from life’s many other pleasures has a lengthy history. The debate rages on, and we are poorly equipped to resolve the controversy. But there are two ...

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