Happy Life _ Augustine Notes .pdf - Happy Life Augustine Addresses the issue of happiness and the way an individual can discover Universal Belief = In

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Happy Life : Augustine Addresses the issue of happiness and the way an individual can discover Universal Belief = In order to be happy, one must attain what is wanted However : wanting material that bring happiness (if there is a guarantee that it can not be taken away Individuals who possess GOD, live accordingly to his will = promised happiness This possession = everlasting (unlike materialism) Man who has already found God = Happy Man still in search = not yet happy God perceives both of these groups positively → remains the line between fulfillment and lack thereof Connection between want and wisdom Wisdom = happiness Believes there is no greater desire than desire of wisdom (want of wisdom) When such wisdom is received = man has found happiness Want = foolish, unsatisfied
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