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Historical Perspectives on Happiness

Historical Perspectives on Happiness

What is Happiness? People have been engaged in the search for happiness for a very long time. Identifying what makes us happy has preoccupied us for millennia. It is a subject that connects deeply with our sense of purpose. Is happiness the ultimate purpose of life,...
Historical Perspectives on Pandemics

Historical Perspectives on Pandemics

History is full of pandemics. As populations have expanded, epidemics have increased. Even in ancient times great epidemics scoured the globe, bringing monumental changes in their wake. Some of these epidemics became pandemics, although in ancient times the world was...
A Short History of Ideas – HYGIENE

A Short History of Ideas – HYGIENE

Hygiene and its Horrors Believe it or not, hygiene was, to some extent, actually invented by a man called Thomas Crapper. At first sight, he does not seem a particularly likely candidate, but a simple name can often be fortuitous. Crapper was born into a time when...