Wednesday, January 5, 2011



Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way
This sentence from Anna Karenina is most often quoted to somehow capture the loneliness of being unhappy, our inability to understand other's pain. In contrast, it is assumed that one can easily understand and empathise with happiness of others...and that in some sense might be true. But there is nothing boring about happiness; nothing mundane about it.

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