How do habit and structure relate to happiness? Barry Magid March 28th 2015

Happiness can be understood as an internal state or feeling or as a condition of flourishing or the development of our capacities. What role do external factors play in our happiness? Our habits both shape and are shaped by external conditions. And so when you look at these things there is a very subtle interplay between internal and external. How do these dynamics relate to Zen practice and religion in general?

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