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I don't know that I agree

I don't know that I agree that a world where people are striving for happiness means that something is not right. I think that deep down inside, people want to be happy. I'm reading Unlimited, by Jillian Michaels, right now, and she makes a good point that people have grown up "being told that if they behave and play by the rules a good life will happen" for them. But they often do not achieve this happiness. Everybody has their own desires, but we are told that it is selfish to go after them. If anything is not right in the world, it is that society represses our "individual desires."

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