Happiness Is The Ultimate Achievement And Purpose Of Life Essay

1071 Words Sep 14th, 2015 5 Pages
Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the students, our perspective of the search for meaning and existence is in response to Aristotle 's quote “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence”. In light of Aristotle 's statement, Today we explore how the ‘Search for Meaning’ in the way that the happiness is the ultimate achievement and purpose in life; and how French Nobel Prize–winning author, journalist, and philosopher; Albert Camus and English poet, Jesuit priest; Gerard Manley Hopkins. All very well known men in their fields for very unorthodox views on life and how people are suppose to live it.
We both agree that happiness is the ultimate achievement and purpose in life. However, through the quest for the attainment of happiness, the experience of disheartenment must be experienced. For a person to fully embrace happiness must signify it as a perspective rather than a straight emotion and to gain happiness someone must express themselves further than their own boundaries as one person.
The importance of knowing about the physical world shapes how a person can find internal and external happiness also how to experience the emotion happiness as a whole. Religious views can also exhibit this opinion on happiness. “It was pleasant; the coffee had warmed me up, and the smell of flowers on the night air was coming through the open door. I think I dozed off for a while.” (1.1.14) Meursault, in his indifference,…

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