Monthly Archives: May 2013

Freeing Happiness

Francois-Marie Arouet (1694-1778) better known as Voltaire was once imprisoned in the Bastille in Paris because he had insulted a powerful aristocrat. This is relevant. I’m not sure to what degree, or even (ultimately) to what yet, but it has … Continue reading

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An Offer of Happiness

A few weeks ago I wrote the following in the post Global Happiness; ‘I can live by guiding principles of my choosing. I can live with compassion and empathy for others. Having learned from the past, I can live in … Continue reading

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Perceptive Happiness

Last week I made the comment that regardless of those who may claim ‘free-will’ is an illusion, most of us act as if perception is reality. I will get to free-will in a few moments, but first I want to … Continue reading

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Interconnected Happiness

Chicken/Egg Question: Does sensory input result in actions identifiable as behaviors ultimately creating character? Or does character determine behaviors that in turn impact one’s interpretation of sensory input? My initial thought is that the in-your-face senses of sight and sound … Continue reading

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