[The above is substantially the text of the program released for broadcast the week of July 31-August 6 in the radio series, "The Bible Speaks to You," heard internationally over nearly 900 stations. This is one of the weekly programs prepared and produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, 107 Falmouth Sheet, Boston, Massachusetts 02115.]

RADIO PROGRAM No. 122 - Where Do I Find Happiness?

INTERVIEWER: Many people do not seem to know where to find happiness. In his book "Man's Unconquerable Mind" Gilbert Highet says, "It is appalling to reflect upon the billions of hours ...which are utterly wasted every single day all over the world, by being thrown away on trashy amusements, none of them providing more than a single day's excitement most of them offering much less, and all of them based on the idea of Having a Good Time, which really means having a momentary impulse and satisfying it." (©1954, Columbia University Press, New York, N.Y.)

We would be interested in your comments on this search for happiness.

SPEAKER: I wonder if the search for happiness isn't like many of our searches. We go on a long journey, looking for something, only to wind up and find that the thing we are looking for is right at home and right within us. Perhaps our point of view is wrong trying to get things or conditions to make us happy.

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