JFK was inspiring. Trump, Biden? coarse or boring.
At the same time there is a quirk to human nature: A result that is not poetic, a result that is not uplifting, a result that is not inspiring doesn’t register as a result. So people are left with a sense of nothing important got done. No happiness, no fulfillment. Nothing to be proud of, nothing to be inspired by.
And then the second quirk: that the skill people have for poetic language is completely undeveloped. Continue reading “Poetry? What does poetry have to do with happiness?”