Thursday, May 17, 2007

Happiness wins science book prize

A scientific exploration of the various ways people attempt to make themselves happy has won the annual Royal Society Prize for Science Books.
"There are very few countries (including my own - the US) where a somewhat cheeky book about happiness could win a science prize - but the British invented intellectual humour and have always understood that enlightenment and entertainment are natural friends. So God bless the empire!"

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