The happiness conspiracy: against optimism and the cult of positive thinking

Pessimism gets a bad press, but compulsory positive thinking can be brutally enforced.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.newstatesman.com

"The cruel flip side of this is that failure will be seen as a refusal to think positively and, therefore, the poor and the excluded are not unfortunate or persecuted: they are guilty."

See on Scoop.itlevin’s linkblog: Modern Society Channel

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