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What is happiness according to Aristotle and how is it different from the present notion or definition of happiness?
Happiness is not measure with money or goods, but a happy person will have a balance between his reasons and desires with moderation.
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This is a difficult question. If one can do things one likes and has no worries, then one may find that one is happy. I think that happiness is usually a by-product of oth…er things and of being free of cares and doing what one enjoys. In personal relationships, being and working together with people one likes and trusts is a very important element, too. My own feeling is that one seldom achieves happiness by actively pursuing it. There's a song by Bertolt Brecht which has the lines (in English translation): "Chase after happiness but don't run too fast. Otherwise, we'll have everyone pursuing happiness and happiness trailing behind [unable to catch up]." In general, happiness is an emotional or affective state that feels good or pleasing. Overlapping states or experiences associated with happiness include wellbeing, joy, sexual pleasure, delight, health, safety, contentment and love, while contrasting ones include suffering, sadness, grief, anxiety, and pain. Happiness is often correlated to the presence of favorable events (such as a promotion, a marriage, lottery winnings, etc.) and the absence of troubles or bad luck (such as accidents, getting fired, divorce, conflicts, etc.).
If you were in pain, and you asked "How do I become comfortable?", the answer would be "Understand what is creating your pain, and then address it". To become happy, you first… need to identify the cause of your unhappiness. The cause of our unwanted emotions and unhappiness is thoughts. To get a more detailed understanding of what thoughts are creating your emotions, and what to do with those thoughts.
To be happy is to feel good about your condition.
when all your happiness depends on one person
A person has the right to find happiness is his/her own way as long as he/she does not interfere with the rights of others.
Aquinas defines the ultimate happiness as the contemplation of god
The bible says: "Happy is the man that has found wisdom, and the man that gets discernment" - Proverbs 3:13 So we will find happiness if we search and find understanding. … But from who? "For Jehovah [GOD] himself gives wisdom; out of his mouth there are knowledge and discernment" - Proverbs 2:6 So if we seek understanding from God, He will be our source of happiness. In what way? "Happy is the man who is guided by you, O Jah, and to whom you give teaching out of your law" - Psalms 94:12 "He that is showing insight in a matter will find good, and happy is he that is trusting in Jehovah" - Proverbs 16:20 So by trusting in our Maker, Almighty God himself, and observing his Word the Bible, than the knowledge we gain from it will give us contentment, because we are putting it to use by applying it in our daily lives. "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go. O if only you would actually pay attention to my commandments! Then your peace would become just like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea" - Isaiah 48:17,18 So in effect, true happiness comes from learning about our Maker. By studying his word the bible where we can learn his Will and Purposes for us and the earth (Psalms 37: 10, 11) and what he requires of us (Ecclesiasties 12:13) "This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God, and of the one whom you sent forth, Jesus Christ" - John 17:3
You jump for joy and say I am such a happy person!
gleeful joyful jolly merry joyous and happy lol
Biff can't hold a job because of his tendency to steal things. He wants to move out west, and work outdoors, despite Willy's disapproval. He doesn't want to be part of the soc…ial ladder and suck up to superiors to move up. Happy has a job as an assistant to an assistant buyer, but tries think he's important, and has sex with his superior's girlfriends all the time. He want to move up in the social ladder and fit in.
happiness is realized or achieved when one has succeeded in giving the carnal self a sexual orgasm and the spiritual self another argasm-but both must happen at the same t…ime.Then the true-self experiences a bliss.So happy that the self says-oh,yeah-ok-that's enough.With happiness the self then found himself selfless-he or she is merged with the Creator,with the universe,with mankind,with the end of the world.
Happiness was eudaimonia or human flourishing. He would say that a person who was just would be eudaimoniaic because being just is a good in and of itself. Happiness would not… necessarily be a state of mind like feeling happy after eating chocolate cake (or whatever one desires to consume) but a general way of being excellent through justice or virtue.
Getting happiness is very simple, its starts by doing the things you love/enjoy. It could be as simple as taking a shower, or maybe watching the stars at night! Don't think ab…out being unhappy, imagine the good things in life. Perhaps a good future with a loved one. And always remember that money dosent buy happiness, happiness comes from two things. The mind and the heart!
I suppose. Are you? It will depend on your nervous system or feelings. Or even if something bad or good happened. So it will depend on you. If you are happy..good 4u!! If u ar…e sad.. get happy :-D
happiness is a happy that you are laughing cause you are happy that you will forget one day but the joyful is happy to that even you are not laughing but you can feel inside y…ou the joyful that you cant forget in short Happy is external but joyful is internal.. :)
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