|This reading is also an excerpt from|
Happiness: A History by Darrin M. McMahon.
"Happiness, the Hard Way" by Darrin M. McMahon was posted in May of 2009 to the Greater Good website. Take a look and let's meet back here when you're done.
OK, cool. This reading comes pretty close to bringing you up to speed with what the course has been discussing so far this week. But it also raises some interesting points.
So tell me: what do you think of current (and especially Western) ideas about happiness?
Updated 9/22/15 to replace placeholder with actual link.