Desire Satifacationist's Many Problems With False Beliefs

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Desire satifacationist has many problems with happiness in the sense that desires can be based on false beliefs, disappointment, impoverished desires. The first one deals with false beliefs and can a person be really happy with false beliefs. According to Shafer-Landau “Fulfilling those desires based on false belief need not improve our welfare,” (p 47). If the false desires do not fulfill or improve our welfare, then why would you continue to peruse these false beliefs? Another problem is disappointing, with the desired certification. According to Shafer-Landau, “Getting what you really want can sometimes be a huge letdown,” (p 49). Most people will not feel happiness when it comes to a disappointment, it may make them more determined, but

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