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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? On the Contrary!: Part VI of VI

Unhappiness: not merely something to be treated As we now come full circle, for humans it is these feeling and emotions, along with reason and consciousness, which drive humans to pursue the highest possible status, largely via wealth acquisition in … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? On the Contrary!: Part V of VI

On Carrots and Sticks As natural selection has rewarded gene-pool survivability, and therefore the members of species that have facilitated this genetic survivability, both the associated physical and behavioral characteristics have been selected for and promoted. That is, those organisms … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? On the Contrary!: Part IV of VI

Money Can Buy You Love Consistent with the interactive dynamics described above, those in the mating marketplace will also seek association with those of highest status they can, based on their own status as perceived by others. However, here the … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? On the Contrary!: Part III of VI

Overall Competitiveness Enhancer While not a matter of threat per se, those who have more money will tend to have better access to all resources and technologies that allow for increased competitiveness within the marketplace–i.e., among fellow citizens at all … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? On the Contrary!: Part II of VI

A Universal Evolutionary Currency From the evolutionary perspective, this predominant human interest in money acquisition is not just a choice; it is an absolute necessity. Indeed, it is the ultimate fitness enhancer, as it can help assure all the requirements … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness? On the Contrary!: Part I of VI

It has long been declared the pursuit and accumulation of wealth will not provide a path to self-contentment in one’s life. For some this sentiment stems from the compassionate desire to have those with less feel better about their lot … Continue reading

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