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    government, and the values they find most important, and their idea of happiness might be different. This is because of their culture. Every culture is diverse. Each culture eats different food, has different superstitions, religions, and even different ways of defining and expressing happiness. Realizing that nations and cultures have significant differences in their definitions, values, and ways of expressing happiness is important when considering a nations overall happiness. Factors such as democracy, genes, and even rates of hypertension can be used to…

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    Happiness, what is happiness? Joy, what does it feel like to experience joy? Change, how can a change so small affect your whole life. Do you ever just sit down and think to yourself, am I truly happy? What causes us, humans, to feel these overjoyed happy emotions? We may never know. In a second your whole life can change. But that second can feel like hours, and once it finally happens, you're happy. You're happy for that 1st week. 2 weeks go by and you're bored of what you have. 3 weeks later…

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    One of the great questions of life that stretches throughout all of time is “What is happiness?” This question has been evaluated by many philosophers, and most of these philosophers have arrived at different conclusions. In Richard Janero and Thelma Altshuler’s book, we learn that Aristippus, a Greek philosopher around 400 B.C.E., explained that happiness is a collection of physical pleasures throughout a person’s life. Hedonism is the term for the philosophy that happiness is derived directly…

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    What is happiness? Happiness, it is not measurable or profitable. It is what people seek, but cannot be reached by treasure of gold or silver; because it is more expensive. Happiness is like a pearl in the deep sea, needs a proficient diver who knows how to discover and bring it. Happiness is satisfaction, contentment and fulfillment. Happiness is not measured by what we have, it’s intangible. Having money, car or luxurious lifestyle assumed us that one’s who have these types of life will be…

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    What is “Happiness”? Have you ever been out during a sunny day at the park and ask yourself “What is happiness ?”,”Is happiness a chemical reaction in our bodies?”,”Is happiness something in our DNA and RNA ?”,”What makes people happy these days?”, “Do money really buy happiness ?”,”What influence happiness?” For most of the history of mankind we have studied sadness and mental illness but never happiness. Now the answer to what happiness is seems to be in a strong debate. Many sources…

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    What is happiness? How can one find happiness? Is it having a large amount of friends or having a few loyal ones? The definition of happiness is the state of being happy, showing pleasure or contentment. Many go through life searching for this pure happiness, but there are a lucky few that really find it. Some believe you can buy happiness, but if that is the case, why are some who have little to nothing so happy? Although some believe happiness comes from having a plethora of things, it is…

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    For Willy Loman, true happiness depends on external validation. This meaning that above all things, he values the acceptance, praise, and general approval of his family and peers that success entails, and without these things he cannot ever be truly satisfied with his life. Within the text, Willy shows how much this affects him and matters to him through. During his affair, he says to his mistress, The Woman, “You picked me?” with an air of surprised pride, and relishing in the idea that he is…

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    “What does happiness mean to you?” This is a question that one of my friends asked me during one of our late night study sessions. At that moment, I answered “passing this exam is what would make me happy” due to the urgency of the exam. Today, I know that true happiness is not circumstantial and I can answer that happiness to me means that I have fulfilled my destiny and lived up to my full potential. Though reasonable, I realize that many people never actually reach these aspirations due to…

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    Response: Happiness was staying home and raising you while your dad worked and made enough for us to pay the bills and not be broke, and our family time on the weekend with no worries just each other. Question: After suffering from a life-threatening heart condition leading to open-heart surgery and almost losing your husband to a heart attack, did happiness take on a new meaning? Response: Of course. Now happiness is living one more day to see my wonderful husband, my daughter, and my…

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    Happiness is probably the most difficult word to define. It is obvious the ways to achieve happiness, but what exactly is happiness? Happiness is not something an individual can buy with money or hold in one's hand. It is like a child’s imaginary friend in the way that it can not be seen, but the child knows when it is there. Happiness is a feeling, a feeling greater than any other. According to Webster's Dictionary happiness is defined as a state of well-being and contentment. Happiness has…

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