Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Happiness.. Define it..

If you searched under google, try to put "define:happiness".. It'll result in
- state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy..
- Happiness is an emotional or affective state that is characterized by feelings of enjoyment and satisfaction. As a state and a subject, it has been pursued and commented on extensively throughout world history. This reflects the universal importance that humans place on happiness. (taken from wikipedia)
- A state of mind typically described as akin to pleasure, joy or enjoyment; however, in the language of natural science joy/pleasure are rendered transient emotional states while happiness is a continuum of pleasure or desired mood tempered by personalized values, history and a unique view of life. Thus, happiness, from the biological point of view, demands both the mind’s powers of reasoning and emotional intelligence – the understanding and use of emotional informatitate of consciousness) can be spontaneous or artificially induced. The constitutional right of men and women to pursue their ‘happiness’ means the them the highest enjoyment. (taken from eubios)

So, what do you understand about happiness?