1. Briefly summarize Smith and Gertner’s articles in a paragraph, Spend most of your response reflecting on what each has said about happiness and meaning. What did you learn? What surprised you? What did you find yourself disagreeing with? What aligns most closely with the experience and wisdom of your life?
part a : Loveliness article LINK: https://philosophycoursepages.wordpress.com/humanities/lovelessness-alain-de-botton/ 1. Identify and describe the ‘two great love stories’ that define every life. 4. Besides obvious forms of material deprivation, what is the ‘gravest penalty’ of economically low status? 5. According to de Botton, why do the rich continue accumulating wealth far beyond what they could ever spend?… Continue reading Besides obvious forms of material deprivation, what is the ‘gravest penalty’ of economically low status?