Sometimes when happiness comes you don’t recognise it – isn’t that right?
It takes a while to understand what’s going on and then it dawns on you that you’re simply feeling happiness.
That’s true I think. So I wonder just how widespread it is? And it means you’ve not been happy, though you thought you were and you’ve forgotten how it feels to be happy.
I wonder if whole populations can be struck with that amnesia and that sorry condition?
Many travellers report on the happiness they find in different locations in the world – typically totally impoverished primitive native villages.
I have seen it in New Guinea, in the Solomons and in Aboriginal communities in Australia.
Perhaps they are last outposts on earth of natural human happiness?