Genuine Happiness In Shooting Dogs

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In the movie “Shooting Dogs” there were 3 distinct characters that closely resemble the ways Aristotle, Kant and Levinas lived their lives on a daily basis. In the movie, Father Christopher is a priest that represents Aristotle and his ways of finding happiness in the community. Also, the Belgian Soldier shows human action by doing good just for the sake of his duty, similar to Kant. Finally, Joe is the local elementary school teacher who created strong relationships with many people in Rwanda. Aristotle was philosopher that truly believed that happiness is the goal of living, and we must distinguish the difference between pleasure and happiness. Genuine happiness lies in action that leads to virtue according to Aristotle and this is seen
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