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Man-Made Happiness

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We currently live in the most egotistical time in the world's history. Cell phones aid an egotistical society. We all text, post, and answer calls during job interviews, presentations and meetings. This is not a product of participation trophies nor is it generational. We live in a world of man-made happiness. Sensory experiences are now the use of the collective. We can't just be happy and content with our world; we must share this happiness with everyone else. Watch people at restaurants. You'll notice gobs of people, all seated at the same table inhibiting a world that does not physically exist. A close friend of mine waited tables for years, and noticed people of all ages seated with one another without exchanging a word. We have more means of communication now than ever before and we are worse communicators.

The world is changing, and we are becoming increasingly aware of the fact that our lives are not being changed. It is a time when we are able to see the world through the lens of the internet. This seems to be the only way to make sense of the world around us. But in actuality there is a way that doesn't force us to conform to the everyday living that is so common in our daily lives, and we can lead much more fulfilling lives. We are all in this together, and it is time to take a step back and look at the world.

It's crazy to see that so many of us in this world believe that money can give us happiness, it's been proven time and time again that affluent people are not as happy as many may believe.The mind set probably stems from those who live in poverty who are really unhappy so the opposite must lead to happiness. None of this considers the individual, not everyone needs to be super wealthy to be happy. In fact you probably don't need to be wealthy at all to be happy. What a crazy crazy world that must be.

How often we search for a lasting joy and so many think they can find it in "the world" that is, only to discover what the world has to offer can never compare to

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