My sense is that in my father’s generation, you wanted success and material wealth. You wanted a comfortable life, but that the way to achieve that was through commitment and a strong work ethic and personal integrity.
But these days, Cash goes on to say:
Sometimes some people want all of those things, but they want to get there no matter what.
She then quotes Buckminster Fuller who said,
It is the integrity of each individual human that is in final examination. On personal integrity hangs humanity’s fate.