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The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being

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The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being - Davies, William
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In winter 2014, a Tibetan monk lectured the world leaders gathered at Davos on the importance of Happiness. In the recent DSM 5, the charter of all diagnosable mental illnesses for the first time included shyness and grief as treatable diseases. Happiness has become the biggest idea of ourage, a new religion dedicated to well being. In this brilliant dissection of our times, political economist William Davies shows how this philosophy, first pronounced by Jeremy Bentham in the 1780s, has dominated the political debates that ...

The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being 2016, Verso

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