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Unformatted text preview: are sad. This also pertains to drugs that are used to make us chemically happy. People that need drugs to have a happy life are not at all happy. Mass media are sometimes double sided when it comes to happy and sad lives. Goth music is pertained to be negative, kill everything with a pulse kind of message. These things could impact people to lead unhappy lives. Other things like showing people in good moods can be an uplifting message. Even then, the view of the meaningful/happy/good life is different with each person’s perspective. Back to the drug reference, a person that is high or stoned on drugs is going to think that his life is a good one. But when that drug is taken from him and he goes through withdrawal, his life is going to be terrible. The drug is what made him happy, and without it he is miserable. We see it as something that the person could live without, but he does not. The perspective is what matters....
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