Three Essays on The Nature of Happiness
By Chet Shupe
Published: August 5, 2013.
Happiness is the natural outcome of evolution. Individuals who find happiness in the type of activities and relationships required for their species to flourish are the ones whose genes are most likely to be passed on to future generations. Unhappiness, therefore, does not indicate personal, but instead, cultural failure—having to do unnatural things and form unnatural relationships to survive.