Category Archives: Happiness

Do Science and Philosophy Lead To Unhappiness?

Girl reading a book featuring the title "The Children's Hour" and a photograph of a Hippopotamus in Thebarton Primary School, South Australia (1945)
In the waiting room at the doctor’s office this morning I was reading Bertrand Russell’s 1930 classic, The Conquest of Happiness, a book I first read almost 50 years ago. (I’m still old school, I take a book to the doctor’s since I don’t have a smart phone!) Continue reading Do Science and Philosophy Lead To Unhappiness?

Arthur C. Brooks: “Three Equations for a Happy Life”

The Three Equations for a Happy Life, Even During a Pandemic” in “The Atlantic.” I generally don’t like his work as he is a  religious and political ideologue. He was president for a decade of the ultra-conservative American Enterprise Institute, and he was converted to Catholicism after he believed the Virgin Mary appeared to him. I’m not kidding. Continue reading Arthur C. Brooks: “Three Equations for a Happy Life”