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What are you happy for this past year?

Hello everyone,

I spent some time this Christmas in Seattle with my Iphone interviewing the people that live on the streets of Seattle and to ask them what they are happy for. The video is entitled 100 reasons to be happy and it is a testimonial from the people that have had it the toughest The responses were very moving and it had a great effect on me. I would love to know from others what are you truly thankful for in 2011. Much love was shared on that day and I would love to share their message with the world.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VpouZ7ZwKI

So what were you happy for in 2011?

Thank you,
Jonathan Ross


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  • Jan 26 2012: On an individual basis, I am in favor of any philosophy which leads to a more fulfilled life. I think we differ only a semantic level; you see some actions as altruistic, I see them as self-interested. The action is the same, the result is the same. We both celebrate the act and result. Semantics only come into play when attempting to communicate with someone from a seemingly opposed end of the spectrum. I'm searching for a language which meets the needs of all parties and facilitates co-operation towards a shared goal. The languages of the right and the left seem to have taken on lives of their own which are separate from any intended meaning. I think we spend too much time trying to convince others who already agree with us and not enough time trying to build bridges to those who only seem to be in opposition.
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      Jan 27 2012: Hi David,

      Well said I can't add anything to that. Thank you for your thoughts and time.


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