Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hating Happiness

There are days when I believe myself to be a misanthrope. Nicolas Chamfort said, “Public opinion is the worst of all opinions.” Voltaire said, “The earth swarms with people who are not worth talking to.” Arthur Schopenhauer said, “There is … Continue reading

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Subversive Happiness

It does not matter who I try to be; I am not. It does not matter how others see me; I am not. It does not matter how I see me, when; I am not. As best as I am … Continue reading

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Happiness Forsaken

10 REASONS I SHOULD NOT LEAVE A DAY-LONG RETREAT, (THAT I FIND CONTENTIOUS, MADDENING, FUTILE, ASININE, AND PAINFUL), EARLY. The best answer I can come up with is, “this afternoon could be better.” The second best answer I can come … Continue reading

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Uphill Happiness

This week, I said to someone, “Trust implies a leap of faith.” They responded, “Trust is earned.” It is fairly obvious that in this scenario, they held something I desired. Lost in this exchange though, is that their counter did … Continue reading

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Annoying Happiness

The process is quite simple: You create a personal profile at rankle.biz, which includes an initial self-ranking questionnaire. By doing so you are then able to subjectively rank other members and you are giving permission to be subjectively ranked by … Continue reading

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