Monthly Archives: March 2015

Electing Happiness 2016

This week the first official whack-a-mole poked his head out and said, “Pick Me.” This set me to pondering ‘Progress’ and laying groundwork for an assessment of what will likely be a choice between the more desirable of varied vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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Admonishing happiness

“Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Happiness

Aristotle said, “He who is unable to live in society, or has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.” Focusing on one who considers him or herself sufficient, at first glance … Continue reading

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Hooked on Happiness

Two weeks ago I considered simplifying by diluting disciplined thought through partisanship, preoccupation, and acquiescence. The week before that I identified disciplined thought as a healthy mix of objectivity and subjectivity; and I also differentiated between disciplined thought as a … Continue reading

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