169: Pursuit of Happiness

169: Pursuit of Happiness

Sep 29, 2000
We as a nation declared our independence based on, among other things, the right to pursue our happiness. But what does it mean, over two centuries later, to grow up in a country with an inalienable right to pursue happiness? Stories of people pursuing happiness, and sometimes, achieving it.
  • David Rakoff tells a story about an actual pursuit—a scavenger hunt—that takes hundreds of hours to create ... done for the sheer pleasure of it. (18 minutes) City
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    • "Everybody's Gonna Be Happy", The Kinks

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