Re: Antidepressants: Happiness is only a drug?

From: Jim Fehlinger (
Date: Wed Mar 28 2001 - 21:00:22 MST

Anders Sandberg wrote:

> Csikszentmihalyi points out in _Finding Flow_ that most people report
> maximal happiness just when they are among friends. Often much higher
> than when they do other enjoyable activities. We are deeply social
> animals.

Yes, and that's what this very list is **really** about, isn't it?
Even more than exchanging information, or planning for the Singularity,
or whatever. Those are interesting too, of course ;-> , but from
another point of view they're just an excuse, a vehicle, for the
usual social stuff (in this strange, low bandwidth, intellectually
hypertrophied and ultraverbal milieu).

Jim F.

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