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Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed

Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we...
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"The perfect customer is dissatisfied but hopeful, uninterested in serious personal development, highly habituated to the television, working full-time, earning a fair amount, indulging during their free time, and somehow just getting by."

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10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn

10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
By Martha Beck In the past 10 years, I've realized that our culture is rife with ideas that actually inhibit joy.
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A Meeting of Two Oceans:Dialogue on Sufism and Buddhism | SCHOOL of LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, and CULTURES

A Meeting of Two Oceans:Dialogue on Sufism and Buddhism | SCHOOL of LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, and CULTURES | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
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Existentialism For Dummies

Existentialism For Dummies | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what the phrase “God is dead” means? You’ll find out in Existentialism For Dummies, a handy guide to Nietzsche, Sa...
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A good intro to existensialism (albeit a little repetitive).

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2013 Roundtable at Stanford University

The science of happiness is a growing and intriguing field. Research about what truly makes people happy is not only surprising, but applicable no matter how...
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Some recent research findings and great insights into happiness, meaning of life, and the relationship between the two. Sparks good questions that many people would find useful for their own lives too.

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Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life

Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
"We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us."

The quest to understand the meaning of
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Mindfulness Does Not Lead to Happiness

Mindfulness Does Not Lead to Happiness | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
Now that I found bliss, I see it in every moment of my life no matter what the circumstance or state of mind.
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There's More to Life Than Being Happy

There's More to Life Than Being Happy | Search for Meaning | Scoop.it
Meaning comes from the pursuit of more complex things than happiness
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Good reference to Frankl.
My $0.02: Happiness does not necessarily mean wellbeing. Meaning is a dimension of good life. 

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