Suffering and Joy

In her essay “Joy” from┬áThe New York Review of Books,┬áZadie Smith distinguishes between pleasure and joy. Eating a pineapple popsicle, she says, is pure pleasure. Joy is much different. “The thing no one ever tells you about joy is that it has very little real pleasure in it. And yet if it hadn’t happened atContinue reading “Suffering and Joy”