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Reasons to be cheerful

23 mins | Jul 28, 2022
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Discover the surprisingly subtle power of cheerfulness. Its promises may be modest, but being cheerful is a powerful resource that can rebuild a world drowning in bad news. Reflecting on the many ties between cheerfulness and economics, politics and culture, Timothy Hampton explores why its meaning has changed over the centuries and reveals why it can be an incredibly resourceful response to the present struggles across the world.
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