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    Africans (Olaudah Equiano) written by men that were taken captive themselves as children. Despite the fact that both Elie and Equiano wear masks of denial, and contentment these masks help them survive their harsh condition, as they try to obtain the ultimate goal of freedom. In the beginning, before both Elie and Equiano are being taken captive they learn to wear the mask of denial from their communities. People were coming into their communities just to capture them and no one was saying anything,…

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    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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    Effects Of Job Complacency

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    Organizations iOrganizations in today’s society are emphasizing there motive on distinctive reasoning’s on time and resources in the industry. As this is, an accepted reality that no agency in the world can contend in this world just on the mere cornerstone of their product and services. In place for a corporation to be successful, it has to reserve greatly into the field of people skills, and their performance. Contribution to stressful working environment, many corporations fail to keep…

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    A timeless theme defines a phenomenon that can be applied to and understood in any era of the human existence, whether it be demonstrated through consistent presentation, or the lack thereof. The intricate philosophy that delves on the idea that if one is never satisfied, there will be no merry, can be summarized in one word; contentment. Contentment is a concept that can be witnessed in all lives, potentially experienced by someone who appreciates every small detail or one who has everything…

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    that “I oughta get married. Maybe I oughta get stuck into something. Maybe that’s my trouble. I’m like a boy. I’m not married, I’m not in business, I just—I’m like a boy. Are you content, Hap? You’re a success, aren’t you? Are you content?” (Miller 23). In a thoroughly developed essay, explain your position on the relationship between contentment and success by gathering evidence from text, observation, or personal experience. The Balancing Act As one ventures into the realm of…

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    One essay that came to my thoughts when discussing happiness and what it really means was the "Inner Contentment" by The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler. There was an aspect discussed in this essay and I believe is the source that happiness derives from, desires. If you have a desire for anything, once you acquire such thing, you ultimately get satisfaction, another form of happiness. Desires spring our thoughts and ideas, later affecting our actions. All we want to do with desires is to fulfill…

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    On page 10, when Clarisse asks Montag “Are you happy?” it makes him begin to wonder, is he happy? In order to truly understand this maybe we need to know what is happiness? According to dictionary.com, the definition of happy is “characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy”. Their society looks for this contentment in materialistic things. There are numerous thing that they use to try to find this contentment including the parlor. They use their parlors as a means of…

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    Work Vs Paid Work

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    community. The idea of work in contemporary society is meant to provide people with meaning and contentment in their lives, while being remunerated for their services. However, I will argue the work many of us do, limits our need for fulfilment in our lives, as work determines our ability to choose how we live and make use of our time, in order to eat, live and exist in society. The choice, or freedom to take ownership of…

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    Babel And Greed

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    Throughout the course of humanity, the search for a happy and content life has been a universal goal. Some people on this Earth believe that the source of this contentment can come from material goods while others find it in spending time with loved ones. No matter where it comes from, most people on this planet would find joy in living a content life. However, some people handle the concept of contentment in different ways, some individuals far more accepting of life than others. This concept…

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    Here, the scholar is aware that some larger purposes, such as service to God, may leave people finding fulfillment in being part of something bigger. Here, the perception that we are part of something may make us feel that the bigger thing is part of us too, which would arguably give meaning to our lives. In the third step, Nagel offers a rebuttal to the aforementioned counter position. He argues that the possibility of casting doubt on the larger purpose means that such a purpose is still…

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