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episode 23: happiness vs materialism

In honor of the spendyest (just made that up) time of the year, Dr. Shalts and Master McMaster take a look at how materialism is related to happiness and a fulfilling life.  Listen to this episode before you start your shopathon to hear the BS9000 crew cover the psychology and philosophy of happiness and our deep-seated love of material things.

From this episode

Happiness: A Philosopher's Point of View

You don't know eudaimonia?

Is it tranquility, like Charles Griswold says?

Is it the mean between two extremes, like Aristotle says?

Decluttering? Some tips from Marie Condo

Tackle categories, not rooms.


Respect your belongings.


Nostalgia is not your friend.


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