Setting out for Ithaka

The Happiness of Pursuit....

 

Can we ever be satisfied?   Can we even be happy?    How can we be happy, or happier?

What is happiness to you?  

 

Shall we set out on a journey to Ithaka?

 

Let's explore what neuroscience has to say about happiness. What lessons can we learn to be happy? Or is it against our nature to be happy?

 

Our text for this journey will be professor Shimon Edelman's new book: The Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About the Good Life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event date subject to change.

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  • John

    Happiness is sitting on the back porch on a perfectly gorgeous holiday weekend, having had time to get all the errands out of the way, and enjoying the quiet stillness of it all.

    1 · May 28, 2012

  • Al E

    Excellent discussion with lots of people contributing. I enjoyed looking at the concept of happiness thru the views of the other people.

    May 26, 2012

  • Jim B

    Behind the Starbucks is a metered lot. Also across the street from Orleans is a metered lot. Meters in Somerville run until 8pm. In Cambridge sometimes until only 6pm.

    May 25, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Any suggestions on parking?

    May 25, 2012

  • Jim B

    John, put "C.P. Cavafy" and "Ithaka" into your favorite search engine.

    April 9, 2012

  • Jim B

    Hi Chris, that is a error on my part. Thanks for letting me know. The event should now have a wait list.

    April 9, 2012

  • Chris C.

    No wait list?

    April 9, 2012

  • John

    April 9, 2012

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