Ignorance is bliss (most of the time)
Ignorance is bliss (most of the time)
The saying “ignorance is bliss” originated in 1768 from the English poet Thomas Gray. The meaning was never to say that being stupid makes you happier, but instead, less information is blissful ... Read More
Why do we work?
Why do we work?
Why do we work? Work used to be about survival but that changed with the Industrial Revolution so the reason for work had to be reinvented ... Read More
How to answer “who am I?”
How to answer: who am I?
How do you describe yourself? When put on the spot, how do you answer: who am I? And are you happy with your answer? ... Read More
The domestication of humans: has domestication made us happy?
the domestication of humans
Just like our pets, humans have been domesticated but has our domestication made us happier? ... Read More
Why you hate working so much
Why you hate working so much
Why do you, I and so many people around the world hate working so much? ... Read More
Whoever controls the media controls the mind
Whoever controls the media controls the mind
Jim Morrison said "Whoever controls the media controls the mind". That's Putin and Xi in Russia and China. While in the West it's big business. ... Read More
A life of suburban hell
suburban hell
Living life trapped in a suburban hell while working jobs we hate is a common problem. The film, Revolutionary Road depicts this brilliantly. ... Read More
The hedonic treadmill
The hedonic treadmill
If there's one psychological phenomenon that everyone should know it's: the hedonic treadmill. t should make you question what you want in life. ... Read More
Some people are so poor all they have is money
Some people are so poor all they have is money - a quote some attribute to Bob Marley
Some people are so poor all they have is money is a quote attributed to Patrick Meagher as well as Bob Marley. It's certainly the kind of thing Marley would have said. ... Read More