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Would You Say You're Happy?

Discussion in 'Philosophy' started by The Sum of Awe, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. Panda

    Panda 42?
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    In general yup I'm happy with my life. As for my childhood I enjoyed mine, I sometimes wish I could be as carefree and as free of responsibility as I used to be but I enjoy the freedom that comes with growing up as well.

    I think in general I tend to have a fairy sunny disposition.
     
  2. StarryNightshade

    StarryNightshade Aspiring Progressive Orthodox Jew
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    Perhaps I wouldn't necessarily say "happy", but I am content.
     
  3. The Sum of Awe

    The Sum of Awe Realitarian

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    Fruballs for understanding my post :D
     
  4. chinu

    chinu Passenger

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    In both the conditions you will stay unhappy because always to stay unhappy with the "Preasent" is the attribute of "Mind" which becomes the reason for us either to look in "Past" or "Future" again. :)

    True happiness is to stop and stay in "Preasent"
     
  5. 1137

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    I'm much happier being matured, intelligent, respected, and not bullied haha.
     
  6. Darkness

    Darkness Psychoanalyst/Marxist

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    It all comes back to Slavoj Žižek:

    [youtube]U88jj6PSD7w[/youtube]
     
  7. futilethewinds

    futilethewinds Friendly Atheist

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    Well, I endured a lot of psychological abuse as a child, so I'm glad I'm past those times. And I prefer to have the faculties of logic that I have today (although sometimes I do miss the magic of childhood).
     
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