Happiness

Dec. 10th, 2005 08:46 am
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Funny you should ask that, because I've been thinking recently that life is good - easy, satisfying, full of hope for the future. And if that all adds up to happiness in someone's book, then yes - I'm pretty damned happy. But I still believe that happiness is relative - you can only judge yourself to be happy against other things in your life and how others feel about you. I can't be happy when those I love are not.

You know - I remember reading the biography of a man who felt he was happy, who took pride in his work, his family life, that kind of thing. However, it seems his children secretly despised him, his wife secretly scorned him by having innumerable affairs and his work was a source of ridicule amongst others, who kept their opinion from him. So it seems that every source of satisfaction in this man's life was built upon a falsehood, a deception. Could he really be said to be happy? Was it a good life? See - I don't think so.


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