Intellectual Self Defence

Brains are delicate things…

Pleasure versus Happiness

Pleasure is a counterfeit invention of the conscious mind, a spurious substitute for happiness Just as counterfeit money tends to drive out sound currency, so does the pursuit of pleasure tend to lead us farther away from the condition of letting go that is basic to happiness. Happiness can exist only when effort, pursuit and grasping fade away.
Page 137 of Beyond Success and Failure

compare “eudomania”…

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