Not understanding the true nature of happiness fosters irresponsibility and threatens liberty
Pleasure ≠ Happiness!
Wonderfully elaborated! THX.
This is wonderful and replete with caluable links and citations. Thank you for writing this and for your reflections.
It's strange, this meaning of happiness is the same as a Taoist's, and it's the same as my own; it's one that should underpin any worthwhile society, and taken seriously, one that flies in the face of civilisation.