Man escaping his inherent happiness

We invent a thoroughly mad and evil world just in order to convince ourselves that we don’t deserve to be happy.

After years and years of observation, I find that the most startling paradox about Man is that more than anything else, HE IS AFRAID OF BEING HAPPY.

Of course, this makes an outrageous “truth”, as most people would never willingly admit this…

So, fearing happiness, man is prone to subsequently believe that he deserves to suffer, to punish and in turn, to be punished. This outlandish misconception – maintained throughout the ages by the church, and later by the state – is the very basis from which this civilization has arisen.

The state, and for that matter, all authority, would simply crumble if people knew that happiness is the core of their being, and not the outcome of effort, strain or ambition…