Published online by Cambridge University Press: 16 October 2020
Even readers who are predisposed to think that happiness is connected with God often have difficulty taking some of the queries in Question 3 seriously. Isn’t it obvious that happiness is something we feel – how could it be something the mind is doing? Even if it is something the mind is doing, isn’t contemplation boring? And why even bother asking about angels? One may as well drag in fairies!