What is happiness?
Pursuit of happiness- Adam
The pursuit of happiness is about the protagonist ( Chris Gardner) and the struggles he goes through.
Happiness - Dalai Lama-Adam
Dalai once said that "happiness is not something ready made, it comes from your own actions" (source Brainy Quote).
Connection - Adam
My life connection on what happiness is
I lost my talk- Connor
In the poem "I lost my talk" by Rita Joe she talks about he she was taken to residential school and stripped of her individuality her culture her decisions were no longer hers to make but right at the end of the poem she says "so gently I offer my hand and ask, let me find my talk so I can teach you about me"
In the short story "The Watch" the main character is a Jewish boy who is taken away from his family and house by the nazis. Before him and his family got taken away they buried all their valuable possessions in the back yard.
In the film "her", a man named Theodore has past troubles and is in the middle of getting divorced with his his childhood sweetheart, and on top of that he doesn't have many friends. He also is not the most social so Theodore buys a talking operating system (OS).
My connection on what happiness is
Happiness from Daisaku Ikeda- Chad
Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and anti-nuclear activist who gave his answer to my question, what is happiness.
Source by Daisaku Ikeda –words of wisdom
Dr. Seuss - Happiness- Chad
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss
Dr Seuss is a famous children book writer and poet.
Connection - Chad
My connection on what happiness is.
The human condition consists of sadness, struggle, despair but fortunately the human condition also consists of happiness. In conclusion we believe that happiness is a constant pursuit that one can achieve if they choose to accept. We also believe that happiness can come from a variety of different things and does not have to be what makes everyone happy. From our personal experiences and evidence from the the stories and movies; it proves that happiness can come from anywhere at anytime if you are open minded orientated.
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