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    “The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination”. Carl Rogers The father and founder of “Client” centered therapy, Rogers wrote books on the subject of listening to his patients, and allowing them to determine the rate of treatment on their own time line. Rogers was the first to use the terms client, instead of patient, and his “people centered theories” were ground breaking at the time they were introduced. The quote to me; speaks to the very soul of

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    but there is one question which always gets a different answer for every person: What is The Good Life? My definition of The Good Life is to find a passion which is at least somewhat educational and to pursue it while helping the next generation find theirs. This definition assumes a lot of prerequisites. For example, one cannot hope to successfully pursue a passion if they lack the basic necessities of life (e.g. food, water, shelter) or materials needed to pursue that goal (e.g. books, computers)

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    very early crack at helping folks achieve happiness. In Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle attempted to define the good life- a term that had a very different meaning then. Aristotle believed that happiness was determined by a person's understanding of virtue and how closely their behaviors mirrored those virtues. Good action, if practiced enough, turned into good habits which led to a good life - even in suffering. In other words, virtue was not simply a matter of what one believed but how one behaved

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    desires to live a good life and people are always searching for ways to do so. In my case, by moving to the United States, I now have the opportunity to live a good life, but my definition differs from everyone else’s. I believe that living a good life means getting a good education, working hard, family support, willing to adapt new environment, having a leader, and becoming a self-made individual. My family and I moved from Pakistan eleven years ago in search of a better life. Their main purpose

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    The Good Life Is Life

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    The good life is life that should be focused on it’s true denotation, a present body life, not an afterlife. A key aspect of the good life is that it puts goals, dreams, and aspirations in the main focus. The good life is not a refusal of God and eternity, rather places the religious ideas in the background to allow for full pleasure by the individual. In addition, the good life cherishes the small things in life and places importance on the finite, at risk, unique parts in the journey of an individual

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    The Good Life

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    There are many different ways material wealth can affect one's life. For some it gives a sense of comfort and for others, a sense of anxiety. Many will still choose to be wealthy, than to have nothing. The sense of comfort is a nice feeling to have. Not needing to worry whether or not you'll have enough money is a common wish people wish to have. In the poem The Good Life the author says “From a village without a well, then living/ One or two nights like everyone else/ On roast chicken

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    is when the good life is a happy life, where happiness is the end goal. I will do so first by explaining how Aristotle’s eudaimonia theory found in Nicomachean Ethics is the aim of human life, a theory of happiness that is still relevant today. Secondly I will share the key ingredients in Aristotle’s recipe for happiness and the good life. These include reason and virtues, pleasure and relationships, wealth and success. Lastly, I will explain why I agree with Aristotle that the life of virtue fits

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    Good life is a life with purpose. It is a life where you make the most of everything in any kind of situation, be it good or bad, where in the toughest of times you stay calm, collected and are able to perceiver through. It is a life journeyed through with family, friends and other loved ones. It is one where you don't regret the decisions you make and do not think about what it would have been had you done something differently, i.e. it is a life without any ‘what ifs’. To be loved and to be able

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    Quality of life (QOL) means a good life and we believe that a good life is the same as living a life with a high quality. This may seem evident, but it is necessary to make such a simple clarification, because medical jargon often uses very narrow concepts of the quality of life (for example, side effect profiles). Medical advertisements often depict the quality of life as one factor among many, on a par with other improvements that a certain medical product promises. In this work, the quality of

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    Thucydides vs. Plato

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    Paper about Thucydides versus Plato on the nature of the Good Life 1: Thucydides versus Plato on the nature of the Good Life. Some have claimed that Thucydides is making empirical claims, whereas Plato is making normative claims. Is that true? Support your answer in your paper. Plato and Thucydides together had strikingly dissimilar views on their tactic on the good life. Many have demanded that Plato is making normative rights, whereas Thucydides has made empirical claims. Let's first take

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