i feel happy

"Researchers found that angry people are more likely to make negative evaluations when judging members of other social groups. That, perhaps, will not come as a great surprise. But the same seems to be true of happy people, the researchers noted. The happier your mood, the more liable you are to make bigoted judgments...One interesting hypothesis, though, is that happy people have an 'everything is fine' attitude that reduces the motivation for analytical thought. So they fall back on stereotypes -- including malicious ones."

the full article can be read at the new york times' website. you do have to sign up for it, but it's free.

the title of this post comes from monty python and the holy grail.