The Happiness Hypothesis: OBOC

Chapter Summaries

Author Jonathan Haidt provides a concise summary of each chapter.

Ch. 7 The Uses of Adversity

Ted Talk: The Best Gift I Ever Survived, Stacey Kramer 2010 (3:02)

Marketing strategist Stacey Kramer offers a 3-minute parable that shows how an unwanted experience -- frightening, traumatic, costly -- can turn out to be a priceless gift.  

Ch. 9 Divinity With or Without God

Ch. 8 The Felicity of Virtue

Ch. 10 Happiness Comes from Between