Happiness In Julius Caesar Essay

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Julius Caesar may have been the biggest gambler in history when he started the Roman civil war, however we could find the key to happiness from his coup d’état. Led by Caesar, the Roman civil war was one of the biggest turning points in Roman history. The affair was established when Caesar was intent on gaining political power and becoming a member of the Roman government. He was able to gain the interest of the public through careful planning which produced an alliance with Pompey and Crassus. After Caesar gained political power, he left Rome to conquer Gaul, in his absence, his daughter (married to Pompey) died during childbirth, and Crassus was killed in battle. Moreover, Rome was in a state of civil unrest. From the imminent threat of a …show more content…
For some it could mean a simple gesture of gratitude from a loved one, but for others it could signify travelling around the world. However, we can all learn to stop placing contentment on the other side of the fence, we can choose to relish the present and notice where we are standing in the journey. We are all mortal and we will all die, and when we do, we will not be able to take what we have accomplished with us in death. Everyone will regret something when death encroaches upon them, but if we take a gamble we will regret less and remember our lives as a meaningful one. Moreover, our lives do not need to be filled with accomplishments, but it should always be filled with journeys where we can cherish our experiences and the modest accomplishments made throughout. Faced with two choices, Caesar could choose to surrender like a coward, or die without regrets in battle. Despite charging into certain death, he chose to proceed, parlaying his life in favour of relishing the moment and abandoning the future. In all, our society should learn from Julius Caesar, parlay our lives, relish the moment and only when we take a leap of faith can we receive great fortunes much like Caesars’ attainment of

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