[Continued from here]Money is a very accurate measure, the more zeroes the merrier.
Alternate lifestyles too have measures. The most popular of alternate lifestyles - the pious life, has a long documented history of keeping count.
St. Francis Xavier found his measure by converting more heathens to the faith than any one ever before. The warriors and kings of the crusades kept their count using decapitated heathen heads.
Can a lifestyle that does not keep count succeed?