We, the Special Ones

I am part of a unique generation. Or so we were told. Insofar as I can deduce from the literature of previous generations, my contemporaries were virtually the first wave of children to be told — practically en masse — that “You are special. You are unique. There is no one else in the world …

Unhappy With Happiness

Question: Should achieving happiness be the primary pursuit of your life? Srikumar Rao thinks so: In some way, shape, fashion or form you are devoting your entire life to being happy. Everything that you do — your job, family, children, relationships, whatever — is a quest for happiness.1 The Dalai Lama agrees: I believe that …