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Sunday, 6 October 2013





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Happiness is the positive range of emotions that we feel when we are content or full of joy

In search of happiness

In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, Austria was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and parents. Three years later, when his camp was liberated, his family, including his pregnant wife, had perished - but he had survived.

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The philosophical sense of wonder

Most of us have a sense of wonder. We treat many things such as heaven, paradise or Utopia with a sense of wonder because they are beyond our sensory perception. On a lesser scale, we are overwhelmed by a sense of wonder when we see a cascading waterfall, great reservoir or massive construction such as the Great Wall of China.

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Thorns on the Side

The challenge of ageing

Ageing and hence old age itself, are facts of life that we cannot ignore or stop. Each passing year, we grow old. Thanks to advances in medical technology and general living standards, more people are living to a ripe old age than ever before. There are villages in many countries where most people are over 80 years old.

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