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Foras-da-lei barulhentos, bolhas raivosas e algumas outras ...
Ted Thompson, Sam Swope, Nick Hornby, Neil Gaiman

Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom...Why the Meaningful Life is Closer Than You Think

Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom...Why the Meaningful Life is Closer Than You Think - Jonathan Haidt, George K. Wilson First, let me state that this is NOT a self-help book. It is a survey of various ideas concerning happiness that cross various cultural, philosophical and religious boundaries.Each idea is examined in the light of the latest neurological, psychological and sociological science. Some are found wanting, some very accurate and some useful in particular circumstances or cases.It is a fascinating read, at times depressing because of just poorly our minds work in some cases, but at other times very inspiring. Today we really do have a vast body of knowledge and set of tools to apply to both our own happiness and well-being as well as understand that of others.The facts and analysis presented are more broadly applicable - in politics most especially, but he dips into other fields as well.I can't thinking of anyone who shouldn't read this book for the knowledge and analysis it contains alone.