Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom...Why the Meaningful Life is Closer Than You Think
Publish date: July 23rd 2007
Publisher: Your Coach In A Box
Edition language: English
There were a few striking insights and excellent metaphors in this book that are now part of the way I understand certain aspects of the human experience. I was struck more by discussion of religion and spirituality than by discussion of happiness, and found it more interesting from a sociological ...
"Author has a lot to say and says it"He really covers what goes into making us happy and what the great thinkers have said on the matter throughout the ages, and what is morality and how to best think about it.
First, let me state that this is NOT a self-help book. It is a survey of various ideas concerning happiness that cross various cultural, philosophical and religious boundaries.Each idea is examined in the light of the latest neurological, psychological and sociological science. Some are found wantin...
And thus we move, logically, to The Happiness Hypothesis. Ben Tanaka, main character of Shortcomings, could use The Happiness Hypothesis. Ginger Pye and the rest of the Pye family apparently intuitively knew The Happiness Hypothesis. Haidt looks at ancient wisdom and compares it to the result of the...
The book premise include some form of Buddhism teachings without really understand or give a shit about Buddhism.If the writer is going to borrow something from Buddhism, at least represent it well, and research it better, instead of distorted it to fit in whatever way he like to use it.The Eastern ...
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