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A Happy Brain and the science of happiness

 

 a quest to find the secret of contentment

 

 

 pleasure was the ultimate source of happiness - 

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Epicurus believed that the greatest good was to seek modest, sustainable "pleasure" in the form of a state of tranquility and freedom from fear (ataraxia) and absence of bodily pain (aponia) through knowledge of the workings of the world and the limits of our desires.

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The peace of mind is floating carefree on a calm sea, whereas happiness is moving swiftly over the waves with the wind in our sails.

 

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