Monthly Archives: May 2014

Beating Up On Happiness

It is difficult to reconcile my humanity with my desire for perfection. I so badly want to be all things to all people, yet I invariably – consistently – let someone down. This disappointment then reverberates like seismic aftershocks varying … Continue reading

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HappinUs and Them

This week I have been discouraged… and angry; largely due to the supercilious separation between us and them. Observations: Us – Are Us. Them – are them. Us – Look alike. Them – look different. Us – Act alike. Them … Continue reading

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Freak Happiness

SPACEMAN Freak Accident #1: Due to an apparent malfunction of the emergency ejection apparatus I am hurtled from the security of my space ship into a solitary orbit around the Earth. I am able to maintain sustenance (air, water, food) … Continue reading

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Living Happiness

I seek reassurance through Music, Work, Knowledge, Human Interaction, Spirituality, Goodness, and Peace. I seek reassurance because I live in doubt; filled with uncertainty, hesitancy, apprehension, disquiet. I live in doubt because I live within my humanity. I live within … Continue reading

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Seditious Happiness

Though Adam Smith is frequently associated with modern capitalism, he could be accused of or credited with (depending on your perspective) some socialist thought as well, as illustrated in this passage from ‘The Wealth of Nations’: “In the progress of … Continue reading

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