…uring, or Lisa Simpson,” Robinson writes, “Lone stars, isolated even as they burn their brightest.” He invokes Hemingway’s famous assertion that “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
…e a plate of gingerbread men. If he couldn’t get dopamine, he could at least get a good sugar rush. Philia- deep friendship love.
The Greeks, who had six words for love, would refer to the fleeting type of love as Eros-an erratic passion that possesses you until it burns out. Some would argue that this isn’t ‘real’ love but a dopamine addiction.