SYMPOSIUM: UNDERSTANDING HAPPINESS Happiness is the Wrong Metric

Abstract

People are motivated not only by a quest for satisfaction but also by trying to live up to their sense of what is moral. This sense cannot be reduced to a form of satisfaction, among other reasons because it often engenders pain and sacrifice rather than pleasure. Analysis is enriched when we realize people are moral wrestlers who are pulled by both kinds… (More)

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@inproceedings{Etzioni2016SYMPOSIUMUH, title={SYMPOSIUM: UNDERSTANDING HAPPINESS Happiness is the Wrong Metric}, author={Amitai Etzioni}, year={2016} }