Fred Feldman Pursuing Happiness

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“Happiness can’t be bought by money.” In the article “Pursuing happiness” by Timothy Renick, a Roman poet Horace recounts a story about a wealthy merchant named Lycas who spent most of his time having fun with actors in plays and in the imagination of the actor with their performance was his happiness. To other people they thought he was crazy. Should a person state that happiness is just an illusion? His family did not think so and told him of the reality could not be simply acted act, therefore and disrupted his dreams. So the story of Lycas shows of great obstacles to any debate of human happiness. Whether happiness exhibits or genuinely holds true value (Renick, P1-3). If happiness is intrinsically meaningful, it has the potential to be…show more content…
Feldman’s detailed point of happiness is a form of hedonism. One’s happiness across the distance of going is just a sum of a point of happiness minus the point of unhappiness experience when the distance of times (Feldman, P2). Happiness would like a scale that would balance out on the values and experiences that one happened. Views of a person can be a description of happiness and what it could be about. The cheery feelings of an individual would have a peace of mind during meditation of having pleasant thoughts about a memory or a thought. There would be a sensory of pleasure or pain of feeling and happiness is a feeling of pleasure (Feldman, P4). The life of a person life would balance in what happiness has occurred in the time a person would have thoughts about sadden to experience…show more content…
It can be gain by doing achievement an individual accomplish through their life and show some joy into their self. In cases where happiness can be passed on to another person in the same area to have that pleasant feeling that may be there. Certain material items can be their happiness if an individual really wants them to make them happy. It could that their pride is blinding them form what true happiness is and sometimes that they do not realize. Other negative emotions can happen when there is a certain point where there is no hope and do not seem to move on from if it’s really bad or difficult. There would have to be some sort of answer that one would have to find on their own. In the research article “Is Happiness Having What you want, wanting what you have or both?” by Jeff T. Larsen and Amie R. McKibban is about the possibilities of wanting items and putting them in a equation of some sort or mathematical way of happiness. In addition the extent of the people wants to a certain point and can represent of conditional probabilities of material items (Laresen, P4). It would also depend on the amount of space a home is and it will fit inside home. Some people would have to decide if they want to buy the item that they really want just to make them happy or have clean up mess if wanting to much would have less space inside home. It would be good to organize one of their items if
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