How rational is love? It’s not. It’s suprising to see this has actually been a topic for debate, for example, shown back in 1986 in this NYT article: Psychologists pursue the irrational aspects of love.
If love was rational, it would be selfish Continue reading “Love”
Many people leaped into the new year with newly found enthusiasm for the catch-all ambition of being ‘happier’ in 2017, and having happy kids even trumps our other wishes for kids. A very worthwhile quest by the sound of it, however, the paradox of happiness (or better known as the hedonistic paradox) suggests that constantly looking for happiness might not maximize our long term happiness … Continue reading “Searching for Happiness in 2017? Focus what you enjoy rather than the pursuit of happiness itself”
Consider lotteries for college application and how that will improve happiness at a high school level (plus likely cultivate more rounded students).
One Word: Lottery?
Barry Swartz was subsequently quoted on heleo saying: Continue reading “Lotteries (and happiness)”