Christora and Tom discuss their experiences since the worldwide pandemic in March of 2020. They discuss their humble beginnings, the people who have supported them throughout their growth, how their mindset changed during COVID, and what they feel the most grateful for.
No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of itself, because it is pain, but because occasionally circumstances occur in which toil and pain can procure him some great pleasure.
To take a trivial example, which of us ever undertakes laborious physical exercise, except to obtain some advantage from it?