Book Interrupted
Book Interrupted
Aug 23, 2021
Sapiens Episode 4
Play • 27 min

Happiness is the feature topic of discussion in this episode of Book Interrupted. Continuing the chats on “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari, the women talk about their own search for happiness in their lives and the struggles they’ve had along the way. Peppered in are superheroes, I Dream of Jeannie, the pronunciation of the letter “Z” and whether Kim could be a lizard person in disguise.

Discussion Points:

  • The importance of our ancestors
  • Happiness does not depend on objective conditions, but rather depends on the correlation between objective conditions and subjective expectations
  • Depression
  • Happiness isn’t the destination, it’s the journey
  • Finding contentment just with self and being
  • Would we recommend the book?

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

“A” You’re Adorable by Sharon, Lois & Bram

Back to the Future

Eckhart Tolle

Armchair Expert

I Dream of Jeannie 

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