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Is Happiness Real

  • Date Submitted: 05/09/2012 08:58 AM
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Is Happiness Real?

“The constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” – Benjamin Franklin
Is happiness really real? I believe that you will find happiness depending on the way you choose to live your life such as “Is the glass half full or half empty.” There are many different viewpoints are you a religious person or do you just believe that we are living to die? However you look at something will usually be in your outcome, you can’t be a negative person trying to be happy it just doesn’t coincide with each other. To be happy you must live Happy, even through a gloomy state.
“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose”- unknown
Therefore, if you choose to be a pessimist you will never be or find the happiness in life. You`ll be too busy trying to point out all the negative aspect of something, and look right past the positive. Unlike the optimist who can look past all the bad in any given situation and still see the sunshine on a rainy day. And for this reason optimist will usually exude happiness with everything they do. On one hand, without the pessimist and optimistic outlooks on life we probably wouldn’t have certain inventions. Such as the parachute for the airplane because the pessimist knew it would be able to crash, or the life jackets for the boats just in case the ship does sink, or the seatbelt for the cars when you do crash. So in this case I guess the pessimist would actually be intelligent enough to look past the invention to see what to do when it goes bad & to create life savers.
“No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is a system of radical optimism.”- Unknown
Religion? Yes, if you have no sense of religion then 9 times out of 10 you probably haven’t found internal happiness. You wouldn’t be thankful enough; you wouldn’t realize what your God has done for you in your life. “Whosoever trusteth in...

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