Silly Happy

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Education doesn’t make you happy, and nor does freedom. We don’t become happy just because we’re free — if we are; or because we’ve been educated — if we have; but because education may be the means by which we realise we are happy. It opens our eyes, our ears… tells us where delights are lurking…

Iris Murdoch character in Richard Eyre’s Iris IMDB script

I can’t believe how silly happy I am some days. And then when I remember the world, and its great treasons, and the billions of un-happy, in-war, un-healthy, un-eating, un-knowing (of so much beauty!), still-mortal people in the world I can’t stall work any longer — but, you know, despite and impudently in front of it all, it just makes me happy to be so happy.

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