If happiness is a hardwired obsession in our brains, one should first and foremost learn to foster an upright quest for unvarnished wellbeing and above all not give in to vain temptations of displaying counterfeit contentment and fake smiling. (Digging for white gold »)
We're hardwired for connection. There's no arguing with the bioscience. But we can want it so badly we're trying to hot-wire it.