Monthly Archives: February 2014

Defending Happiness

Historically, some major characteristics of varying political states and structures include Liberty, Corruption, Class Struggle, Servitude, and Tyranny. The stated (though not always practiced) purpose of any political configuration is typically individual Liberty. What we often find is that the … Continue reading

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Scary Good Happiness

It is easy to forget – all the world’s connections do not begin and end with Me. I am but a tiny link in a global chain that includes all the things (living and non-living; known and unknown) of this … Continue reading

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Making Happiness

To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran And much it grieved my heart to think What Man has made of Man. —William Wordsworth With a nod to Plato and Aristotle, William Wordsworth observed … Continue reading

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Challenging Happiness

Sam Harris has issued a challenge regarding his book ‘The Moral Landscape’. He is expecting essays of 1000 words or less, each one being judged on “the degree to which it challenges the central argument advanced in The Moral Landscape.” … Continue reading

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