3 thoughts on “More evidence against my pet theories

  1. I dunno… but much psychological research supports the idea of a particular happiness “set point” for people. Within a year of becoming paralyzed, quadriplegics are back to about the same level of happiness they experienced before the accident. An analogous phenomenon is seen with lottery winners.



  2. Dear Philip,

    Do you feel that personalities evolve like software? I feel that with time, perhaps Linux will dominate the marketplace and the world will
    adapt to its Counter-cultural values. I have been studying this, and feel that perhaps
    it’s about time. People are getting sick of Micro$oft, and Business leaders only want results. Perhaps
    Linux will bring it, and the new set of Icons for it I have evolved might be the key to
    a whole new ‘personality’ for Linux: HERE

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