The Happiness Hypothesis [Audiobook]
03 December 2014, 08:48
2007 | MP3@96 kbps + EPUB | 11 hrs 47 mins | 485.55MB
This is a book about ten great ideas. Each chapter is an attempt to savor one idea that has been discovered by several of the world's civilizations - to question it scientifically, and to extract from it the lessons that apply to our modern lives.
Jonathan Haidt skillfully combines two genres: philosophical wisdom and scientific research; delighting the reader with surprising insights. He explains, for example, why we have such difficulty controlling ourselves and sticking to our plans; why no achievement brings lasting happiness, yet a few changes in your life can have profound effects, and why even confirmed atheists experience spiritual elevation. In a stunning final chapter, Haidt addresses the grand question "How can I live a meaningful life?," offering an original answer that draws on the rich inspiration of both philosophy and science.
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