An Alternative to Happiness

Why do we strive to be happy? It is a powerful emotion, yet few are those whom fortune has blessed with genuine happiness. As many of the world’s great religions like Buddhism and Christianity have already discovered long ago, life is suffering. Most babies are born crying, and it’s no wonder. You could just do nothing at all and still you would feel pain. You’d starve, your limbs would begin to ache as they’d atrophy, you’d grow intensely bored and lonely, and if you did absolutely nothing for long enough,…

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