I Demand Euphoria

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The comic strip “I Demand Euphoria” and the article “There is more to Life Than Being Happy” have similar outlooks on happiness because they both show that people who desire happiness are selfish and may not want to have a meaningful life if it means having misfortune or heavy responsibilities. In the comic strip “I Demand Euphoria”, Calvin contradicts himself by saying he demands to have euphoria, the most extreme type of happiness but does not actively want to look for it. In Emily Smiths article, “There is more to Life Than Being Happy”, she quotes a sentence in neurologist Viktor Frankl’s book “If there is meaning in life at all then there must be suffering”. This shows that negative events will make any person unhappy therefore it is impossible

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