Happiness In Albert Wley's The Pursuit Of Happiness
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Everyone thrives to be happy, but why would we want to be happy and how do we find it? With happiness in our lives, we look at things more positively and have a higher chance of succeeding because we are doing what we like and something that makes us happy, but according to Mill many people are not actually happy as they says they are because once people find things that make them happy they will constantly seek for more and never be satisfied, so he concludes that happy people are only the ones who doesn't focus on themselves but other people's happiness. I believe that is not always true, in order to help others and make them happy you have to be happy too first.
In the article “In Pursuit of Unhappiness”, McMahon gives us a clear definition of what he believes happiness means and also quoted Mills belief “ Those only are happy, who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed not s a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming thus at something else, they find ha...