What defines a good life? Epicurus believes that to achieve the best possible life, one must have a tranquil mind, be free from any bodily or physical pain, and always have pleasure as the primary goal in life. His philosophy was the center of the Hellenistic period and his strong...
does religious belief and practice affect happiness?
A European perspective
Juncal Cuñado, Alejo José G. Sison and Reyes Calderón
This paper analyzes how religious belief and practice affects happiness, using data for
24 European countries from the European Social Survey. Under “religious...
one of the most blissed-out businesses in America.
By Max Chafkin | May 1, 2009
"What would make you happier in your life?"
Tony Hsieh asks me this question as we sit at a booth with half a dozen young people in one of those absurdly lavish lounges that can be found only in Las Vegas. It's called...
the government to be allowed to interfere with one’s human right to seek relief through means of cannabis? Among these issues are several factors that come into existence when discussing the legal status of marijuana, including its role in health care, perception by society, and influence on the government...
banker, Andy gets on the better side of Shawshank’s bible thumping warden by doing his financial consulting and eventually helping him embezzle money from the prison. During his thirty year incarceration Andy slowly burrowed his way out of his cell, hiding the hole in the wall with a poster of Rita Hayworth...
sometimes use pressure to influence the findings of scientific research, which make this controversy more complicated. But I assume that global warming is human-induced, and will not go into detail of scientific discussions in this paper. Increasing global temperatures will cause sea level to rise, and is...
question for a total of 180 minutes (3 hours) for this session of the exam.
Ethical and Professional Standards
Financial Statement Analysis
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In December of 2011, the Prime Minister, David Cameron stated that the UK is a 'Christian Country' and staunchly defended the role of religion in politics in British values. He stated that the UK needed Christian values in order to counter Britain's "moral collapse" and...
longitudinal analysis of the British Household Panel Survey and evidence from two laboratory experiments. Larger amounts of money received for labor were associated with individuals placing greater importance on money, but this effect did not hold for money unrelated to work. The longitudinal survey...
This report defines, examines and promotes a non-profit capitalistic business model. The model endorses enterprises which compete in the free market, but eschews profits in favor of social benefits. This entails an increased workforce with benefits and wages on par with current standards. This increased...
1.1. Background of the Study
Most people say love is a gift something beautiful from God. Love is a symbol about the feeling each individual. Deal with their couple, deal with their family, their children, and their friend. In the most stories, a man who falls in love with...
“stimulate a desire for understanding, a delight in changing reality” (Bertolt Brecht 1954). Evidently a social-political perspective is intrinsic within “The Good Women of Setzuan”. Though his thematic performances he sought to “denounce the hypocrisy and resignation of the lower classes” (Martin)....
that nation becoming richer."
That, at least, should bring a smile to a few faces. Economists have suddenly realized that money can't buy you happiness? This is like the squarest kid at school suddenly discovering beer, girls and music in his 30s. The rest of the world had worked it out already.
I Lived, and What I Lived For
“Where I Lived, and What I Lived For” Is the second chapter from Henry D. Thoreau’s book Walden, found on pages 81-98 originally published by Princeton University Press, 1854. This edition is the 2004 reprint of the 1971 copyright with an introduction by John Updike. The...
Question 2: Change in Economics 8
How does change come into existence? 9
Change within Accounting & Control 9
Question 3: Game theory 13
Conclusions on Game theory and agency-problems...
In the article, “The Economics of Happiness”, the author Richard A. Easterlin describes happinessfrom both an economic and psychological viewpoints. He brings into question the happiness and bliss one possess when they first get married onto the potential happiness and grief throughout ones life as...
In other words, communication or news can be lethal. Surprising information doesn't just have the power to shock – it can actually kill someone. In this case, the surprise that a husband isn't dead after all is more deadly than a railroad accident. Ideas have to be communicated carefully, with preparation...
The Materials of Justice
11 Lives, Freedoms and Capabilities
12 Capabilities and Resources
13 Happiness, Well-being and Capabilities
14 Equality and Liberty
Public Reasoning and Democracy
15 Democracy as Public Reason
easy transition from education into employment
A year after completing education, about 80% of young Slovenians are in employment. However, this proportion was just 70% for those who had only a secondary school level of education. The main reasons for difficulties in the transition from school to work...
existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
Philosophy – The attempt to define this quite wide and ambiguous term is not an easy task. Philosophy explores the nature of the world and man. This science’s main objective is to seek and to know the truth.
Due to the diversity of issues undertaken...