Just as I clicked on the "Submit" button, a thought ran through my mind: does altruism really exist? I was transferring funds from my bank to the Community Chest, my preferred charitable organisation (a preference years of playing Monopoly developed). Why am I donating? was all I could think. But I did so anyway. I... Continue Reading →

On Happiness

A passage I thought especially enlightening from the book The Art of Happiness, authored by Howard C. Cutler with the Dalai Lama: [H]appiness is determined more by one's state of mind than by external events. Success may result in a temporary feeling of elation, or tragedy may send us into a period of depression, but... Continue Reading →

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