The pursuit of happiness


The phrase “the pursuit of happiness” denotes  agentic volition . Realistically speaking, what are some of the challenges of defining “happiness” in universal terms?



The pursuit of happiness depends on the individual.  “Pursuit” is to look for, what you believe will please you. People believe something they do will make them very please and happy in life. “Happiness is both cognitive evaluations of life such as life-satisfaction, and affective enjoyment of life, such as mood level” (Cummins, R., 2000).  “Happiness” realistically can be anything. Some people might find happiness when making money consistently, some might find growing a garden as happiness, etc. Everyone have their own definition of happiness. The problem with defining happiness is sometimes people give it a simple definition like, “Happiness is the state of being happy”. The definition is always changing and the definition is always defined by a person’s own perspective.

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