September 3, 2016

A key element in Buddhism is craving. Such pursuit can be directed at sensual satisfaction, power and wealth but also at avoiding unpleasantness. And it is said that such craving is the source...

August 12, 2016

I am happy. Mostly because, as the dog whisperer says, all I need in order to achieve such a blissful state is food, exercise, and attention. But, is it the same for humans? Believe it or not,...

July 8, 2016

Multinational corporations got a sniff of happiness. What used to be a subject for philosophers and poets is coming to a snooping gimmick near you. Whether it is cynical marketers or happiness...

June 10, 2015

If you are going to give your money to Jeff Bezos, don’t. Instead, dodge Amazon, go directly to Verso Books and get a copy of William Davies’ “The Happiness Industry”. Or, even better, if you...

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