We have only been living in a Culture of Want for about a hundred years. Only until we mechanized the production of thing did we start to market to people’s wants. Before that time, it was a Culture of Need. … Continue reading
I just listened to the Daniel Kahneman TED talk. He talked about how our “experiencing” self and our “remembering” self might perceive happiness. He’s quite brilliant, and I definitely need to hear his talk a few more times and read … Continue reading
I heard about this really interesting concept. It has to do with people who prevent themselves from achieving happiness. If they would spend the same amount of effort pursuing happiness as they do preventing happiness – they might be happy. … Continue reading
…..is not something that a 8 year old can distinguish. To them, it’s the same thing. When they see it on tv, it’s very real to them. It is such a powerful experience for them – for the advertisers. Kids … Continue reading
I was sitting in the college cafe today, and I overheard a student talk about how her class was cancelled today. She was so excited that her class was cancelled today. What is it about a cancelled class that feels … Continue reading
This morning, I was picking up some creamer for my coffee and some eggs. Right next to the creamer, they had GI Joe action figures. I found it odd that in the dairy section of the grocery store that the … Continue reading
It is amazing to me how happy this can make someone. I mean – so much happiness that comes from a mobile device operating system. Now some of my tell me that I cannot know this happiness because I do not own an iPhone. Work has a t-mobile corporate plan so I’ll probably not have one any time soon.
I listened to a few podcasts today and reviewed the thing. They had happy reviews and then they had not happy reviews. I just can’t believe though how happy it’ll make you. I think if my phone was going to upgrade – in any way, I’d be happy as well.
Happiness – wrapped into a mobile device. Sometimes – it’s all you need.