From neuroscience to philosophy, from sociology to educational sciences and psychology, the search for happiness appears to be a rather complex and fascinating thing to capture. It all stems from the rooted belief that the human race is by definition oriented towards the search for meaning and well-being, and will always seek happiness and happy states of mind. And that will always translate both into an actual way of existing in the world.
For the launch of the ninth issue of the La Chiave di Sophia (Sophia’s Key)—titled The Happiness Paradox—the magazine proposes a reflection on happiness, and a specific question: “Does happiness come pre-packaged or does it rather depend on one’s will?”
With Elena Casagrande, Director
and Giorgia Favero, Editor-in-Chief