"Happiness is a very pretty thing to feel,
but very dry to talk about."
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"The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation."
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"Nature has placed mankind under the government of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure... they
govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our
subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it."
(1748 - 1832)
The End of Suffering
The Good Drug Guide
Quotations on Suffering
Jeremy Bentham (Wikipedia)
MDMA: Utopian Pharmacology
Critique of Huxley's Brave New World
The Abolitionist Project (plus podcast)
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation