The Future is Happiness

29
Apr
Nick

What will the world be like in, say, 500 years from now? The world is too complex to make an exact prognosis, of course (honestly, we don’t have a clue what the future will be like just five years from now). However I believe some developments are outright logical and will lead to predictable results […]

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Nature And Happiness

14
Apr
Nick

Back in 1789, Jeremy Bentham, a British jurist and philosopher, noted that nature placed mankind “under two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”1 These two forces have a very clear evolutionary purpose: to make us behave in a way which is beneficial for our reproduction.2 This post raises two related questions: How effective is this incentive […]

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