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Now that we’re actually at the institute, Sasha meets all the old wizards who, like real scientists, are so specialized in their field as to be practically useless. Everyone seems to be studying various methods for measuring or improving human happiness but everyone has totally failed to discover even the slightest insight beyond the fact a person will die if you don’t feed him, give him water or a doctor.