Is there anything you would trade for happiness?
“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” ―Aristotle.
The tricky part is to discern pleasure and happiness, cause and effect, believing and knowing.
Do we really know the words we are using?
Words are pointers for our attention to follow.
Maybe words are like a Taxi: they meet us where we are and might bring us to a deeper experience.
Let's be practical, not theoretical... What do we really want, here and now?
Are we just looking for temporary relief, or is there a deeper knowing we are drawn to confirm?