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The Situation of Pleasure

Posted by The Situationist Staff on July 10, 2010

From, Robert Wright interviews Paul Bloom about Paul’s new book (about pleasure, not happiness) “How Pleasure Works: The New Science of What We Like.”

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Paul’s new book, “How Pleasure Works” (03:57)
Stories we tell ourselves about the things that please us (08:34)
Hidden connections between art, racism, and bottled water (17:05)
The allure of cannibalism (07:41)
Strange pleasures of the imagination (10:24)
Would we be better off without awe? (06:28)

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