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Inner Peace

Inner Peace Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a deliberate state of psychological or spiritual calm despite the potential presence of stressors. Being “at peace” is considered by many to be healthy (homeostasis) and the opposite of being stressed or anxious, and is considered to be a state where our mind...

“Patience Is The Key To Happiness”

“Patience Is The Key To Happiness” As required by His Name of the All Wise, the Almighty God placed in all things an arrangement like the steps of stairs. An impatient man does not act with slow deliberation, and so either skips some of the steps and falls, or leaves...

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What Is Happiness?

Happiness The primary meaning of this term in all the leading European languages seems to involve the notion of good fortune, good chance, good happening; but from a very early date in the history of Greek philosophy the conception became the centre of keen speculation and dispute. What is happiness? What are its constituents?...

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Aversion To Happiness

Aversion To Happiness Aversion to happiness, also called cherophobia or fear of happiness, is an attitude towards happiness in which individuals may deliberately avoid experiences that invoke positive emotions or happiness.[1][2][3] One of several reasons why cherophobia may develop is the belief that when one becomes happy, a negative event will soon occur that will taint...

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Happiness In Judaism

Happiness in Judaism Happiness in Judaism and Jewish thought is considered an important value, especially in the context of the service of God. A number of Jewish teachings stress the importance of joy, and demonstrate methods of attaining happiness. Terminology There are a number of words in the Hebrew language that denote happiness: Simcha (שמחה‎), a generic word...

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Happiness Does Not Always Lie In Being Rich

Happiness Does Not Always Lie In Being Rich There are many rich people who cannot enjoy food and drink and, who cannot enjoy the beauties of the world as much as poor ones because of the lack of appetite or ill health. Although poverty is not something to be desired...

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Utilitarianism

What Is Utilitarianism? Utilitarianism is a family of consequentialist ethical theories that promotes actions that maximize happiness and well-being for the majority of a population.[1] Although different varieties of utilitarianism admit different characterizations, the basic idea behind all of them is to in some sense maximize utility, which is often defined...

Philosophy of Happiness

Philosophy of Happiness The philosophy of happiness is the philosophical concern with the existence, nature, and attainment of happiness. Philosophers believe, happiness can be understood as the moral goal of life or as an aspect of chance; indeed, in most European languages the term happiness is synonymous with luck.[1] Thus, philosophers usually...

Hanging On To Happiness

Hanging On To Happiness A brain surgeon’s quest to hold onto joy. As a surgeon I have used the word “cancer” — the C-word — thousands of times in my life. I have spent my entire professional life researching it, trying to find ways to resect it, suppress it, and,...

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Ego And Worship

Ego And Worship A Vision Of Humans Faces Man has two faces: one, concerning his ego, looks to the life of this world. The other, concerning worship and servitude to God, looks to eternal life. In respect to the first face he is a wretched creature whose capital consists only...

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Where Does The Enjoyment And Pleasure Of Life Lie?

Where Does The Enjoyment And Pleasure Of Life Lie? So, that is how life is. If you desire the pleasure and enjoyment of life, animate your life with belief, and adorn it with religious obligations. Maintain it by abstaining from sins. As for the fearsome reality of death, which is...

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Is Life A Struggle?

Is Life A Struggle? O corrupted thinking! A number of your rotten and baseless foundations are as follows. You say: “Every living being from the greatest angel to the tiniest fish owns itself and works for itself and struggles for its own pleasure. It has the right to life. Its...

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Life Is A Test

Life Is A Test It is certainly the case that God knows how we act and live in this world. He sends us to be tested by Him, so that we can improve our abilities and skills through the responsibilities He ordains for us. Not all of the men are...

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Meaningful life

Meaningful life In positive psychology, a meaningful life is a construct having to do with the purpose, significance, fulfillment, and satisfaction of life.[1] While specific theories vary, there are two common aspects: a global schema to understand one’s life and the belief that life itself is meaningful. Meaning can be defined as the connection linking two presumably...

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How Can I Get Full Satisfaction In My Life?

How Can I Get Full Satisfaction In My Life? God is eternal, so are His Mercy and Munificence. An Eternal One manifests Himself eternally and requires the existence of eternal beings. His eternal Mercy and Munificence demand eternal manifestation and therefore eternal beings on whom He will confer His bounties...

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Do You Want To Make Your Brief Life Fruitful?

Do You Want To Make Your Brief Life Fruitful? O my dear friends! Do you want to make your brief and useless life immortal, long, beneficial, and fruitful? Since to so want is demanded by humanity, spend your life on the way of the Truly Enduring One. For everything turned...

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What Is The Purpose Of Your Life?

What Is The Purpose Of Your Life? Do you suppose purpose of your life is restricted to following the good life according to the requisites of civilization, and, if you will excuse the expression, to gratifying the physical appetites? And do you suppose the sole aim of the delicate and...

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The Saviour Awaited By Our Generation

The Saviour Awaited By Our Generation Our young people are living in and through a most distressing period. The neglect of past centuries has brought to fruit the successive calamities we are experiencing now. The young have been buried under a heavy burden of anxiety with nothing of use coming...

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Generations With No Ideals

Generations With No Ideals It is possible for a people to remain active only if they are given lofty ideals. When they are left with no ideals or aims, they become reduced to the condition of animated corpses showing no signs of distinctively human life. All the living things in...

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Aristotelian Ethics

Aristotelian Ethics Aristotle first used the term ethics to name a field of study developed by his predecessors Socrates and Plato. Philosophical ethics is the attempt to offer a rational response to the question of how humans should best live. Aristotle regarded ethics and politics as two related but separate...

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