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terrorists. The first website has some similarities to the image above, it is where the image was located as well. The article in the first website discusses more than one real life story of altruistic deeds done by people who had no relationship with those they were helping. Both sites discuss the question of why people are altruistic when the vast majority of the human race is selfish. The article helps explain some of this in terms of self-protection. This article is interesting because one would naturally think that self-protection involves solely taking
14care of oneself. The article explains that this is actually quite the opposite. In striving to preserve the human race, we are somewhat biologically inclined to help those in need. The article does explain that those who have similarities with others suffering tend to be more altruistic. Altruism may come in many forms, but it is comforting knowing that it still exists. Helping others for any reason is better than not helping at all. Many people view it as they would hope that someone would help them if they were in the same situation. This shows that much of altruistic behavior is linked with empathy.
15Life Satisfaction Website #1 Life Satisfaction and Its 7 Contributing Factors Found at: This site discusses the definition of life satisfaction and also how it differs from happiness. It also goes into detail about seven contributing factors to life satisfaction as well as links to measure personal life satisfaction. Website #2 Happiness and Life Satisfaction In Life, Own Satisfaction Is Better Than Success, Because Success Is A Measure Decided By Others, While Satisfaction Is A Measure Decided By Us. (2017, February 20). Retrieved October 07, 2018, from -better-than-success-because-success-is-a-measure-decided-by-others-while-satisfaction-is-a-measure-decided-by-us/
16Found at: This site offers a more in-depth discussion on life satisfaction around the world. It includes reports on life satisfaction from many countries, each of varying economics and wealth. The article gives a well-rounded view on both life satisfaction and happiness. Article Income satisfaction is less predictive of life satisfaction in individuals who believe their lives have meaning or purpose: A 94-nation study Author: Mohsen Joshanloo This article discusses how those who believe their life has a purpose tend to have higher life satisfaction. This is regardless of income level. This includes people of varying religiosity and not necessarily any religions over others. The study covers ninety-four nations, all with varying economic and wealth status. The results of the study show that money cannot buy happiness; or in this case, life satisfaction. Summary While the image above is more of a quote than a photo, it captures the idea of life satisfaction perfectly. Life satisfaction is in many ways subjective to each person. The websites give information on both what life satisfaction is as well as ways to obtain it.