Augustine Moral Philosophy Analysis

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Augustine’s moral philosophy believes in the eudaimonistic characteristic of human being – that is, happiness is man’s ultimate end goal in life which can be achieved by having a good life through the supreme good. The idea of happiness and a good life are strongly intertwined to one another, for one can only consider his life to be good if he is living a happy life. Thus, in a man’s moral quest and condition, Augustine explains why a human being is in a constant pursuit of happiness. According to Augustine, “man’s moral quest is the inevitable outcome of his specific and concrete condition.” A human being is made in such a way that he is in a constant search for happiness. It is also not by accident that man continues to seek for happiness.…show more content…
As I grow, I believe I have evolved to be the guy who would essentially enjoy watching series and movies which has love and romance as its theme. Through these dramas, I have seen that in love, everything seems perfect and easy. A girl from the slums can easily end up with a guy who is an executive of a well-known company, and a lot more of similar happy-ending romantic love plots have showed me that seemingly easy reality in love. However, one movie stood out and showed me that love is not just that. Love may not always be there as you wish, and it may take time for someone to seek for that love which will bring him the genuine happiness. A ‘love’, as they say, may not always lead to a happy…show more content…
And so, I will not expect nor demand from any kind of relationship. I understand that there is no standard for a perfect relationship, but I can create a perfect relationship with someone through genuine effort and self-giving. As a person who just turned twenty with a lot of opportunities in various kinds of relationships that is to come, I should not rush and I should learn to value each and everything of it. In order to achieve a fruitful happiness in whatever kind of relationship, I should love someone as he or she is, and not by the expectations that I have of that someone, or with his or her characteristics or what he or she could give to me. That way, I believe to have a relationship that is truly happy, paving way to everyone’s full
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