Afterword: 12 Points to Ponder—Then Smile!

  • Ruth Richards
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)


Here are twelve summary points, which the author finds moving and which were at one time initially surprising. They include grounds for some big potential shifts. What could life be like? The final example, “Smile Cards,” may sound small. Yet these have spread around the world. The reader can try this too. (Plus it is healthy to do so.) Furthermore these are part of a larger movement generating a creative business—now a required case study for Harvard Business School! The parting question: What is our (higher) human nature?

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  • Ruth Richards
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  1. 1.PsychologySaybrook UniversityOaklandUSA

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