I am sensible, that, according to the past experience of mankind, friendship is the chief joy of human life, and moderation the only source of tranquillity and happiness." (Hume 11.108, pg. 97) He also says that he believes in the events of punishing and rewarding, but who could provide valid punishments and rewards without judging the individual, too harshly or too much in favor of that person. As mentioned before people usually act in order to benefit themselves, there could be a possibility that someone punishes someone due to a personal vendetta they hold on the person or they may reward them greatly when a reward like that is not required in the first place. Throughout history religious doctrines have shaped communities and provided rules to live in harmony with everyone; that includes condemning acts of murder, stealing and many more.
There is a simple answer to this question: it is the right thing to do. Being good can have positive outcomes, whether it makes more people want to be around you, or it improves your life and increases your happiness. Being a bad person will make people not want to be around you, and can have negative outcomes. If you are a truly good person, people will hold more respect for you. You can also view the world differently or better, you would be able to tell the difference better between bad or good people, because you know, from experience, what being good is like.
He then goes on to articulate the weaknesses of earning loyalty as a result of love and supports the value of his favored technique, fear. He convinces the listener by stressing the fact that fear controls man’s actions because the thought of punishment stays with them, whereas feelings of love last only as long as they are happy, which is a fleeting emotion. Machiavelli’s conclusion is erroneous. Although he is correct on some levels, in the end, a population of people who share good morale, work better together to accomplish common goals. Though a ruler may be successful for a time, if people fear opposing him or they see some level of success
So forth, his nobility and trusting nature lead to mistaken action without question. Although nobility and trust are usually positive qualities to have, they can become tragic if one has them at an exceptional rate. Cassius and the other conspirators deceive Brutus, because they need someone so well-loved by the people that any fault he made would be over looked.
We know people like him and that is what makes hims such an interesting person that can be related to. The character is also consistent throughout the film, and we can watch his change, and understand that it makes sense, and is believable with what we know of his values and tendencies. His actions are not predictable, but we can definitely understand where he is coming from and comprehend the decisions he makes after the makes them; nothing shocks us and takes us out of the narrative. The story itself also follows Aristotle’s understanding of the most effective plot, one where a basically good man suffers bad fortune through his own weakness or ignorance; along the same note, is the fact that the drama also reaches its ultimate goal according to Aristotle, bring
Instead happiness comes from a positive mentality, where a person appreciates their blessings and strives to overcome their challenges. The true thinkers, like Lincoln, realize that only they hold the power over their happiness. These wise few, who internally accept their life and decide to be content with their situation, will remain merry despite poverty, familial strife, or any other obstacle. In contrast, those who rely on things to bring them pleasure will be dissatisfied, no matter how fortunate they may appear.
Negan does not only punish people as a stereotypical villian would do but he also rewards them. The Saviors have a point system to incentive work as seen by the clip board with names and numbers in the episode 'The Cell '. A consistent reward system has been shown to be effective however psychologist say there is a even more effective way to get people to do things for you. Behavioral physiologist such as B.F Skinner have found when rewards are variable it is more effective in
Much like a criminal who has committed a crime and served their time in jail can come back out and redeem themselves by helping others and starting anew. In The Kite Runner, the author Khaled Hosseini exhibits how guilt can inspire readers into seeking redemption and transforming themselves through Amir and Baba who both sinned in the past then transform and atone themselves by helping people like Hassan and Sohrab. Baba is a strong and admirable figure to many people and to Amir he was always a hero. However, after Baba’s death, Rahim Khan revealed that Baba had “been a thief. And a thief of the worst kind, because the things he’d stolen had been sacred: from [Amir] the right to know I had a brother, from Hassan his identity, and from Ali his honor.
In addition, Scrooge learns that he is very fortunate to have all of the things he does, and that hope can be the key to happiness. All of the themes play a very critical part in transforming and teaching Scrooge the significance of hope. For instance, in social justice, it shows that Scrooge is clearly not grateful for what he has. Scrooge’s transformation shows that because he did not have hope he
This philosophical theme will let us understand more what hedonism is. And in this paper, I shall be identifying which is higher in Hedonism the Pleasure or the pain. The hedonism, according to the Greek Philosophy is that pleasure is the important pursuit of a human person and the only good thing for all persons. In Greek Philosophy, they believe that the pleasure is good for everyone's life, while the pain that the individual experience was only an evil to everyone's life. And it also aims was to maximize the pleasure and reduce the pain that we have experienced.