The place you need to go and work backwards from is death and suffering; not general death and suffering, but that of your own, ever-approaching death and ever-experiencing of suffering. These are facts of life, and they are ever-threatening to rob you of your happiness. Babies are born and immediately begin experiencing distress, and are … Continue reading On the Pursuit of Happiness
Does everyone like being alive? Happy people surely do, almost by definition. If you're happy, then you are apparently having a good time. Nobody wants to stop having a good time, otherwise they wouldn't call it "good" in the first place. If you wanted it to stop, then you would call it a bad time, … Continue reading Do more people desire death or immortality?