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The Worst Addiction: Unhappiness

Addiction is acknowledged as a huge human problem, destroying lives, finances and bodies. When you add statistics of drug and alcohol addictions to statistics about all other, self destructive albeit usually legal common addictions such as smoking, gambling, porn, infidelity, workaholism, food, internet, adrenaline etc, it appears that all or the vast majority of humanity is addicted to something. Since happiness is arguably of greater value to us than money, success, relationships and everything else, being the only goal that is end by itself according to Aristotle, wouldn’t that automatically make addiction to unhappiness, unsatisfactoriness or plain misery the worst, most self destructive and dangerous addictions? Is unhappiness addictive?

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Extinguishing the spark – The price of gender neutrality

As part of our efforts to evolve as an inclusive human society, devoid of stereotypes and discrimination of any kind, societies around the world have rightfully engaged in a continuous reduction in discrimination that has intensified in the last couple of centuries. To use the US as an example, it started with the abolition of slavery in 1865 (after Great Britain had abolished it in 1833), voting rights…

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The Future if MeToo prevails- The abolition of sexual harassment

The Guardian, a reputable British newspaper that is in the forefront of support for the MeToo movement with several articles daily, has a column titled “Dating after #MeToo-Our relationship expert Jean Hannah Edelstein is here to answer all your questions about romance in this post#MeToo world. Dating is different in the …