“Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy”


The Atlantic interviews Raj Raghunathan about his new book, If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? “If you were to go back to the three things that people need—mastery, belonging, and autonomy—I’d add a fourth, after basic necessities have been met,” Raghunathan says. “It’s the attitude or the worldview that you bring to life.”

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    • Ignorance was bliss.

      And isn’t it ironic, exactly what psychiatrists want to take from their patients, “mastery, belonging, and autonomy” is exactly what people need to be happy.

      No doubt, psychiatrists have a scarcity minded world view, thus seemingly want to steal from and poison those of with an abundance world view.

      No wonder they aren’t making their patients happy.

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