Daily Archives: August 24, 2006

Conflicting Pleasures: Intense vs Sustained, Distilled vs Contextualized

Happiness and pleasure, it seems, come in two flavours. There’s the intense, short-term, euphoric, non-enduring type — dopamine and adrenaline coursing through our veins, producing brief moments of ecstasy. And then there’s the enduring, mellow, less acute type — perhaps … Continue reading

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