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Is Money a Prerequisite for Happiness?

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 07:12 AM
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Today I am here to discuss a topic with you but I don’t know where the scratch do I start with. If I ask you –IS MONEY A PRE-REQUSITE FOR HAPPINESS . what would be your answer? Your answer   prima-facie would be NO. definitely NO . but is it really NO. then why is it yes in our deeds? All of us want to make money to gain some status, some comfort and some luxurious. This money has brought; is bringing; and will bring so many differences between some of you and me. These differences will be later named as differences between the rich and the poor. If I ask you ‘Do you know what is happiness? You would thrillingly and pleasingly answer me YES, OF Course!


Then lets share some examples of the happiest man. One would experience happiness when a leads a luxurious life. One may also experience happiness when he had expanded his business almost across the globe. One may also experience happiness when he had his meal in the most famous and expensive hotel. One may also experience happiness when he attends   honorable parties. One can’t imagine an ideal life like this.


But don’t you feel I have missed out something in the above examples – yes, I have thereby missed out the actual meaning   of happiness. No one can tell which philosopher in his writings has mentioned money to be as happiness. Which dictionary ever explains money to be a synonym of happiness? Which mathematician has ever given up a formula - LIFE + MONEY = HAPPINESS. None of the scientists ever brought up a formula – Money when given up at 100 degree Celsius   gives you   (Happiness)2


When none of us has ever come across such words and formulas, none of the great personalities has ever mentioned it, then who the hell has instilled it in our minds that money brings happiness. But among this debate one question still raises its head - What is happiness?


Happiness is not actually leading a luxurious life but the...

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  1. For Urvashi
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    • Feb 29, 2004 - Evaluator: (lolol)
    • Hi! how are you? I would like to say that this is "COOL", well done. I can't express my thought, one of the most interesting topic. :) Can i ask you? What is your opinion, is money a Prerequisite for Happiness? with best regards my e-mail magicworld@ok.kz i will wait your answer ok bye
  2. For Urvashi
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    • Feb 29, 2004 - Evaluator: (illusion)
    • Hi! how are you? I would like to say that this is "COOL", well done. I can't express my thought, one of the most interesting topic. :) Can i ask you? What is your opinion, is money a Prerequisite for Happiness? with best regards my e-mail magicworld@ok.kz i will wait your answer ok bye