Money Can Not Harm Our Happiness Essay

1347 Words Nov 8th, 2016 6 Pages
There are many arguments whether money can buy happiness or not. However, along our lives, we will find that money and happiness have a relationship in certain aspects in our lives such as education, work, and success. As stated by Gretchen Rubin, I believe that money can bring happiness only if spent wisely on important factors in our lives such as family or health. I also believe that our happiness is in direct correlation between our attainments and our aspirations as stated by Diener and Biswas-Diener. In the following passage, I will be elaborating on the claims made by Gretchen Rubin and Diener and Biswas-Diener to ultimately show that money does not harm our happiness or our lives in general. In this passage I will be covering the perspectives of Gretchen Rubin and Diener and Biswas-Diener on how they describe the relationship between money and happiness. I will be using their perspectives and claims to further support my own claim that money doesn’t harm our happiness or our lives in general. Next, I will be countering a possible argument and possible objections that any other writers or any people may oppose to my claim.
Many people believe that money harms us, makes us very greedy of wanting more money, more goods, and overspending leading us to debt. However, I believe this is a misinterpretation. Money is considered as an inanimate object, it simply cannot have make us greedy, instantly buy material goods, or lead us into debt. In order for someone to become…

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