“I like this guy!” Similar expressions are used by everybody,
even though we might not fully understand their meaning. Since
childhood we associate likeability with pleasant encounters and
positive situations. It...
Thirst for vengeance is widespread; its actual enactment,
fortunately, is much less pervasive. A key topic in history and
literature, revenge also plays a major role in everyday life
notwithstanding its bad reputation and the...
Insulting others and being insulted, hurting
others and getting hurt are extremely common experiences of human
life. Newspapers and television keep us constantly updated on acts
of violence and cruelty of all...
If we didnt believe in things, in ourselves and in
others, life would be impossible. Our actions are, in fact, more
frequently based on beliefs, nave estimates of probability or forms
of trust than on thoughts...
At the end of a century that has attempted to reduce individual
happiness to collective happiness, psychology has begun to explore
the ways in which the mind either hinders or favors the search for
happiness. This book deals...