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Happy Families

Colin McGinn | 7th December 2019

Tolstoy claimed that happy families are all happy in the same way, whereas each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. The claim rings true. What could be the basis for this asymmetry? Perhaps that there are more things to be unhappy about than things to be happy about; it isn’t just families. “People are…

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