On the Pursuit of Happiness

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

Do more people desire death or immortality?

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?