Quick Thoughts

Dueling neurononsense: mindfulness training and gray matter

Contrasting two news items about brain changes suggests both are silly.

Happyism: Nick Brown’s Attaining national happiness through chemistry

  Donald Trump: “I don’t pursue happiness, I pursue money.” Phil: “why?” Donald Trump: “Because money buys me the things I want, such as material goods, and pretty women.” Phil: “And why do you want to get these things” Donald Trump: “Because they make me happy.” In Happyism: The Creepy New Economics of Pleasure, Deirdre […]