Monthly Archives: July 2016

Standardizing Happiness

In recent weeks, I have observed multiple examples (involving various individuals), of one individual saying one thing to another individual, and then contradicting their original statement by saying something completely different to a third party. I believe this is a … Continue reading

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Cursing Happiness

You! I shall cast ye out into the barren wasteland to lie forlorn and forgotten for all your remaining days. You shall gather layer upon layer of dust, and you shall never again walk the sun-dappled, fertile ground of my … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Happiness

The Ring of Gyges, from Plato, the Republic, Book II: “They say that to do injustice is, by nature, good; to suffer injustice, evil; but that the evil is greater than the good. And so when men have both done … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Happiness

I had a long conversation That spoke to temptation And left me to feeling all strange. It was not, the words that we spoke But their bounce, that awoke An inkling to think about change.

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Determining Happiness

Today I was told, “You are unusual.” This statement was followed by further complimentary support, and though I initially took it this way, it disturbed me. It created a nagging discomfiture. I believe it did so because each one of … Continue reading

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