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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
Karen Russell
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Claire North
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
Joshua Greene
The Wisdom Of The Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
Luc Ferry

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom - Jonathan Haidt There were a few striking insights and excellent metaphors in this book that are now part of the way I understand certain aspects of the human experience. I was struck more by discussion of religion and spirituality than by discussion of happiness, and found it more interesting from a sociological than behavioral perspective. And this wasn't one hypothesis, but many. I definitely found some hypotheses more convincing than others.