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Wednesday, January 26, 2005

The Idler: Ah, is this not happiness?

It is based on a wonderful piece of Chinese writing called Chin’s Thirty Three Happy Moments. Chin Shengt’an was a 17th century playwright who once found himself stranded with a friend in a temple for ten days because of a rainstorm. While thus secluded, the pair compiled a list of the truly happy moments in life.
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To submit a happy moment send us an email The form is simple: describe the happy moment, and then add: "ah, is this not happiness?"
To read these amusing happy moments, ah, is this not happiness?


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