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  • Our Right To Happiness
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    Right to Happiness Everybody in this world has the right to happiness. However, I don't think we should seek our happiness by all means. I don't agree that people should be selfish in order to get whatever they want. Of course, I'm not saying that there aren't any selfish people in this world, but some people are more selfish than others. So we need to have some balance in what we want and what would make us happy. Also we need to make sure that we don't burden our selves in the sake of our othe...
  • Regard To Happiness Aristotle Sets
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    Happiness, to Aristotle, is a term for which much exactitude must be made. He understands that, "Happiness both the refined and the few call it, but about the nature of this Happiness, men dispute". As such, he goes to great lengths to attain a fairly accurate accounting of what he sees as Happiness. He begins by illustrating that Happiness is an End, establishes what he finds the work of Man to be, sets conditions on being happy, and then explains where in Man the cultivation of Happiness is to...
  • Sheer Happiness Of Being
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    "The lovers of what is noble find pleasant the things that are by nature pleasant; and virtuous actions are such... Their life, therefore, has no further need of pleasure as a sort of adventitious charm, but has pleasure in itself". Ethics, I. 8 Aristotle was a student under Plato, and although he did not believe in the metaphysical Forms that Plato so firmly believed in, he did apply an element of the theory behind the Forms. Instead, what Aristotle postulated was that there was some ultimate, ...
  • Expansion Of The Western Consciousness
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    The transitions to a higher self of the human consciousness include two main historical transitions, Greek and Christian. The Greek transited from the mythical to the critical consciousness with the argument of philosophers such as Aristotle. The Christian transition is from that of a concept of rationality to an existential one by the aid of philosophers, like Augustine. Before Plato and Aristotle, the two main philosophers that paved the way for the expansion of the western world, the general ...
  • Cherry Orchard
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    Mamma! Are you crying, mamma My dear, good, sweet mamma! Darling, I love you! I bless you! The Cherry orchard is sold; it's gone; its quite true, it's quite true. But don't cry, mamma, you " ve still got life before you, you " ve still got your pure and lovely soul. Come with me, darling, and come away from here. We " ll plant a new garden, still lovelier than this. You will see it and understand, and happiness, deep, tranquil happiness will sink down on your soul, like the sun at eventide, and ...
  • The Happy Man By Najib Mahfouz
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    The story by Najib Mahfouz called The Happy Man is a story that has great meaning. It is about a man who is a writer for a newspaper company and one morning he awakens and decides that he is very happy. He decides that he life is perfectly happy. Throughout the day he makes many decision and there is a sequence of events which are based on the fact that he has perfect happiness in his life. In fact it is the theme of the story. In my opinion perfect happiness is impossible and the man in this st...

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