Of Studies by Francis Bacon

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self Is not something one finds, It is something one creates,” said Thomas Szasz. The saying tells that self is not sticking by nature, or what one is from the time of Its birth; but it is something nurtured, or […]

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Happiness and the Good Life for Siddhartha

The good life for Siddhartha is happiness. Siddhartha is able to live the good life by finding happiness as described by Richard Taylor in the chapter “Happiness”. In his chapter “Happiness” from An Introduction to Virtue Ethics, Richard Taylor discusses things that can confused with happiness and says that “happiness is a kind of fulfillment” […]

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Why Fame Doesn’t Bring Happiness

Many people say that fame brings happiness, but I disagree. Although people believe that fame brings happiness, I feel that people who are not famous are happier than stars. Fame does not bring happiness because of lost privacy, expectations the stars are hailed to, and the personal and family time that is lost in a […]

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Happy Moments

Happy moments are everyone dream. In my whole life, it is uncountable how many happy moments that I’ve gone through since I was small. Happy moments are something that made us very happy and it is unforgettable. It will never be erased out of our mind and we will always remind of it for the […]

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We Have No Right to Happiness

We Have No Right To Happiness Summary In the essay We Have No Right To Happiness written by C. S. Lewis, he describes his views and society’s thoughts on the right to happiness. In the essay two neighbors divorced their former partners to be together. Mr. A left Mrs. A because her beauty had diminished […]

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Money Is Not a Prerequisite for Joy

Is wealthy country equal to happy country? The answer is definitely not. According to the “Gross National Happiness”(GNH) index, economic wellness is only one of the components which contribute the the GNH index. As the happiest nation in the world, Bhutan’s Gross National product is just $1400USD per capita, but they have the sense the […]

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