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The Secret of Happiness

Steven E. Kaufman


Having come to understand recently the nature of the relation that creates what the Individual apprehends as emotional experience, I share here my view on the secret of happiness. In essence, happiness is a song that each Individual composes and plays for him/herself. And when you are trying to get someone else or the world to be your dancing monkey, playing your song in an effort to force others and the world around you into an arrangement that you think will reflexively evoke within you a wanted emotion, then you are not playing the song of happiness. And if you are not playing the song of happiness then you are playing its opposite, because for Existence, which is what we all are, there is no third option.


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