Are people happy with the way things are?

People didn’t elect Donald Trump because they were happy. People aren’t committing suicide because they’re happy. People aren’t getting on disability in record numbers because they’re happy. They’re doing those things out of emptiness.

– Daniel Miessler, The Problem With Pinker’s Positivity

Our society has made massive gains in the last few centuries, but that does not mean we are without massive challenges that pose huge threats to that wellness. [1]

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