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Surname 1Student’s NameProfessor’s NameCourse DetailsSubmission DateHappiness and Man’s Search for Meaning1.What is your overall opinion of the Haidt book? Did you like it, and why? OR did you dislike it and why? Reference specific portions of the book to support your opinion.My overall opinion of the Haidt book is that it is very informative. Most of the people inthe current world are not happy due to different factors. It educates about the two sides of ahuman being, the highly evolved part, and the primitive part. These parts contributed to thegeneral well-being of an individual. I liked the book since it was well organized, and it also usedsimple language that could be understood by different people who are at different levels.2.What did you learn by reading Haidt's book? Did you learn anything about yourself, and what was your biggest takeaway from the book?Lessons learned from Haidt’s book were that happiness comes from within. The Buddha has a belief that happiness comes from the outside, and Haidt believed differently. Haidt argued in the sixth chapter that the truth lay between two extremes, and it showed that love depends on happiness more than self. My biggest takeaway from the book was that there was a chance for people to be happy without caring about others (Haidt 5).3.Who is Jonathan Haidt, and how has he impacted psychology? Jonathan Haidt was a social psychologist of an American descent. He was also an ethicalleadership professor at the New York University and Stern School of Business. Haidt was anauthor, and he wrote books and articles on moral emotions and the psychology of morality. Heimpacted psychology through his massive contributions in moral foundation theory. The theoryattempted to look at the origin of moral reasoning based on logical reason and gut feeling (Haidt60).4. What are the ten great ideas discussed in the book? Briefly describe each great ideaand its origins.Happiness comes from within- Happiness comes from the inside and even the outside. It originated from Aristotle and the Buddha (Haidt 81).Happiness is acquired from between- The idea involves looking at the distinction between the purpose of line and the purpose in life. It originated from Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Howard Gardner, and William Damon (Haidt 213).

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