Hector and the Search for Happiness Symbols & Objects

Francois Lelord
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Artifacts in Hector's office

The statuettes in Hector's office represent the outlook and life that Hector believes he should have: they are the proper things for psychiatrists to have, and so he has them. He has complicated books, many of which he's never read but which give the impression that he is excessively well-read. There are cultural statuettes that are copies from around the world so that he can appear to be well-traveled and well-versed in cultural diversity. There is a long couch for his patients to either sit or lie down, and there is a sturdy, professional-looking desk, both of which give the impression that he is a proper professional who knows his job and does it well.

Business class

Hector is fortunate enough to fly in business class both on his flights to China and on his way to America. Since part of Hector's inner...

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