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Introduction 1 Talking About Happiness 2 Is Happiness the Purpose of Life? 3 A Two-Way Mirror: Looking Within, Looking Without 4 False Friends 5 Is Happiness Possible? 6 The Alchemy of Suffering 7 When Our Thoughts Become Our Worst Enemies 8 The River of Emotion 9 Desire 10 Hatred 11 Envy 12 An Unfortunate Error 13 Disturbing Emotions: The Remedies 14 A Sociology of Happiness 15 Happiness in the Lab 16 The Great Leap to Freedom 17 Happiness and Altruism: Does Happiness Make Us Kind or Does Being Kind Make Us Happy? 18 Happiness and Humility 19 The Silver Lining, the Pot of Gold, and the Lead Balloon: Optimism, Naivety and Pessimism 20 Golden Time, Leaden Time, Trash Time 21 In Thrall to the Tides of Time 22 Ethics as the Science of Happiness 23 Happiness in the Presence of Death 24 One Path
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Religious life -- Buddhism.
Happiness -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.