Schlagwort: Glück

Stroke of luck.

It's an unbelievable stroke of luck, and a privilege, that we are actually alive. So you might as well enjoy it.

Tuomas Holopainen interviewed on

Not enough.

I’m too happy; and yet I’m not happy enough.

Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights

Happiness as a function of institutions.

So, the ultimate secret to Finnish happiness is simple but hard to put in practice: Build institutions that truly serve the citizens at large, not just a narrow elite within it.

Frank Martela: Finland is happiest in the world – Correcting five misunderstandings of what this means


You should also use “lack of novelty” as a criterion with caution. Almost nothing of value is ever truly new, and many good ideas need repeated reinforcement to catch on. Let’s focus on what the paper contributes to the community, not to the archive of facts.

Edward Lee: The Toxic Culture of Rejection in Computer Science

Basic Needs II.

Glück ist mit dem Fahrrad zur Pommes-Bude fahren und dort Donald Duck lesen.