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Happiness demystified

Award-winning comedian, actor, and writer Larry David explains why religious people are happier and reveals two essential elements of happiness.

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Porcupine Love

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Happiness? What happiness?

  • John Leguizamo
  • For actor John Leguizamo, happiness is finding enjoyment in life's struggles.

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Quit wasting your time

  • Joan Rivers
  • Comedian Joan Rivers claims we've got too much time on our hands to think about whether or not we are happy.

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That juicy state of happiness

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Moments of absolute absorption

  • Adam Gopnik
  • Writer Adam Gopnik finds happiness in being "vigilantly absorbed in some activity."

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Life's a rigged game

  • Roz Chast
  • Cartoonist Roz Chast claims that life is a "rigged game" and wonders if happiness is even possible.

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