Volume 12 - Issue 6 - June 2004

A h . . . happiness . . . that elusive, and for so many, that all-too-fleeting experience. Is it all about physicality? Must we attain extreme physical beauty to have real happiness? Well, it certainly seems so. There are innumerable media images of physical perfection skillfully designed to brainwash and psychologically degrade us. Insidiously, we unknowingly acquiesce and integrate these alleged essential ingredients for happiness into our sense of human worth and value. Are we so weak and blind that we cannot see that this is a societal dictate mandating that we conform to an arbitrary