Tom Daley joined the US Marine Corps in 1978, when he was 17, and retired in 2008, having served 30 years on active duty, and having completed tours in Beirut, in Grenada, in Panama, in the two Iraq wars, and in Afghanistan. He has been injured and evacuated five times while fighting for his country, Read more…

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Julian Baggini, editor of The Philosophers’ Magazine, has written two articles raising scepticism about our society’s obsession with happiness, and particularly with its current enthusiasm for positive psychology. The first article, in the Telegraph, said: what worries me is that our pursuit of happiness is leading us to judge the great intellectual and spiritual traditions Read more…

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