Flow - Chapter 1, Happiness Revisited Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1, Happiness Revisited Summary and Analysis

Happiness has been a focus of human philosophy since the time of Aristotle, and perhaps even before. While humans have progressed in an infinite number of ways, modern psychologists and philosophers are no closer to finding the answer to the age old question of "what is happiness?" Because of the continued failure of many philosophers, theologians and academics to answer this question, the author wonders if humans are ever going to be able to figure out a concept of happiness and perhaps more importantly, how it can be attained.

The definition of happiness doesn't really matter in the big picture. It may not even be something that one can define well enough to encompass all feelings that are involved. One person may believe that love is happiness; another may find happiness in work or wealth; yet another...

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