We're thinking about happiness all wrong

Polish philosopher Zygmunt Bauman explains the problem.

    "We've been brought up by marketing, by advertising ... to think about happiness as an uninterrupted row of better and better pleasures."

    Philosopher Zygmunt Bauman breaks down why we've been thinking about happiness all wrong.

    Watch Bauman's full interview on Talk To Al Jazeera here.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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