Happiness is: Embracing the Second Truth

Happiness is: Embracing the Second Truth

As a Buddhism student at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, one of my favorite topics of study was the Two Truths Doctrine. The precise interpretation differs between different schools of Buddhism, but the general idea is one that applies very nicely...
“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble.”

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble.”

“It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so,” wrote Mark Twain. In 2016, NerdWallet commissioned a survey* to get a better handle on Americans’ thoughts about lying when money is involved. It’s interesting to note which money-saving lies participants...