Practitioners often choose their work because they perceive it to be of great value. e work to benet other members of the species Homo sapiens can provide enormous meaning and purpose. You may remember the George Bernard Shaw quotation earlier in this book: “is is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; … the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selsh little clod of ailments and grievances” (as cited in Larson, 1993, p. 2).