Monthly Archives: August 2015

High Fives of Happiness

Life is wondrous. Or did I mean to say, futile? Perhaps it is most accurate to say, “Life is wondrously futile.” If I saw Life as only wondrous, I would be deluding myself. If I saw Life as only futile, … Continue reading

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Shielding Happiness

This week I overheard two individuals, both with jobs in the same field, discussing their chosen profession. Both agreed that they wanted to move up into positions of more responsibility. One said (paraphrasing), ‘because I have faced hardships few others … Continue reading

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Twin Happiness

Leo Tolstoy said: “I divide men into two lots. They are freethinkers, or they are not-freethinkers. …Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, … Continue reading

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A Chain of Happiness

The Cargo: We are chained to our filth; and to each other. Intimate …In the ugliest imaginable sense of the word. Fettered by the ankle to two companions, and crammed in rows upon rows of other like-binded captives, we are … Continue reading

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An Inversion of Happiness

Am I a traitor? …I am working very hard to be. Friedrich Nietzsche (in “Beyond Good and Evil”) made the observations quoted below speaking specifically of a philosopher. Today I believe that all individuals are capable of thoughtful, passionate searching, … Continue reading

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