Sunday, December 07, 2008

On branching the pursuit of happiness


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" Boutique L.U.I.S asks the classic question: "can one buy happiness?" Most theories within psychology believe the answer is no, still the experience economy has great success in selling various forms of happiness. Though it is paradoxical, many consumers will do anything in their power to attain happiness- thus they readily " buy" it. Does it make sense to pursue happiness? In doing so does one become happier? "

While pondering on the unique opportunity to acquire some happiness, Sam Renseiw, twiigged, caught a few glances from outside, editing the investigations with more inside information-footage. View glimpses of branching happiness-taxonomies, decoratively displayed, by clicking here or on he links above. (patafilm # 649, 02'20'', 14.7MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Blip.tv)

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features yet another reflective decorum . (Lum # 168 " barber-shop reflections" 00'58'' , 5.7MB, Quicktime/mov)

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2 Comments:

OpenID carlos9900 said...

Money can't buy happiness... but.. the other things are so expensive!! j/k

Monday, December 08, 2008 2:57:00 pm  
Blogger gurdonark said...

barber shops are special places to me. in the small-town american south, men gathered in barber shops to speak of hunting dogs, political matters, the wonders of Ms. Dolly Parton and whether fortunes could indeed be made with the earthworm farms advertised in the back of Field and Stream magazine.

In one, a man shined shoes. I never had him shine my shoes-that's a man's game--but I loved the smell of the turtle wax like polish.

In the reflection of the mirror is the mirror behind, and the mirror and the mirror and the mirror....

Saturday, December 20, 2008 8:17:00 pm  

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