A Culture of Happy

Premiere DateAug 6, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:04 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Peter Stearns
06:25 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Happiness culture
08:46 The Daily Beat Outro
09:00 Omaha The Mynabirds
14:42 Finish

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This week on The Daily Beat: We look into everything you need to know behind the science of happiness.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday August 6, 2015: We hear from Peter Stearns, a professor at George Mason University who researches the history of happiness. He takes us back to America in the early 18th Century and how the concept of being “happiness” was complete alien to the hard working Americans. He opens our minds to the cultivation of the Enlightenment and how individual self-worth propelled us to the strive for happiness we know today.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…