by Sam Wren-Lewis
5th November 2019

In this episode of the Transforming Society podcast we speak to Sam Wren-Lewis, author of The Happiness Problem: Expecting Better in an Uncertain World.

In his book, Sam argues that the way we’re thinking about happiness in modern societies is wrong. We’re not seeing the bigger picture because we’re so focused on control and distracted by our to-do lists.

It’s time to stop going to war with reality and accept and understand our vulnerability. Talking through examples of capitalism, climate change, social inequality and democratic disagreement we uncover ways in which we may be able to make real, progressive social change.


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