Weekly Links April 12th-19th 2013

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“The great scandal is the paltry extent to which we have used our massive wealth to extend necessary conditions of happiness to many more people.”

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/10/happiness-beyond-the-data/

Having had a muted version of the same experience coming to the kotel from Poland, I resonate both with the author, and for the need for discomfort until the unspeakable internal hatred is resolved.

http://theseandthose.pardes.org/2013/04/11/toxic-davening/

Especially on a week like this, a message that is hard to heed.  But it is no less true: “We are not rational enough to be exposed to the press.”

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2013/apr/12/news-is-bad-rolf-dobelli

Learning to be comfortable with our choices.

http://baynim.blogspot.com/2013/04/one-fewer-plague.html

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