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Who deserves happiness?

Bluepaintcan123
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11/13/2015 10:20:49 PM
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There are plenty of people that continue to say that everyone deserves to be happy, but does everyone? Are there just some people who don't deserve to be happy? Is there any possible criteria? What about people who look at themselves in the mirror and think that they don't deserve happiness?
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sadolite
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11/14/2015 3:53:25 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 11/13/2015 10:20:49 PM, Bluepaintcan123 wrote:
There are plenty of people that continue to say that everyone deserves to be happy, but does everyone? Are there just some people who don't deserve to be happy? Is there any possible criteria? What about people who look at themselves in the mirror and think that they don't deserve happiness?

No one deserves happiness, you have to earn it like everything else. Ain't nothing free.
It's not your views that divide us, it's what you think my views should be that divides us.

If you think I will give up my rights and forsake social etiquette to make you "FEEL" better you are sadly mistaken

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11/14/2015 3:54:28 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 11/14/2015 3:53:25 AM, sadolite wrote:
At 11/13/2015 10:20:49 PM, Bluepaintcan123 wrote:
There are plenty of people that continue to say that everyone deserves to be happy, but does everyone? Are there just some people who don't deserve to be happy? Is there any possible criteria? What about people who look at themselves in the mirror and think that they don't deserve happiness?

No one deserves happiness, you have to earn it like everything else. Ain't nothing free.

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Midnight1131
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11/14/2015 7:34:55 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 11/13/2015 10:20:49 PM, Bluepaintcan123 wrote:
There are plenty of people that continue to say that everyone deserves to be happy, but does everyone? Are there just some people who don't deserve to be happy? Is there any possible criteria? What about people who look at themselves in the mirror and think that they don't deserve happiness?

Everyone who's managed to become happy deserves it.
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Bluepaintcan123
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11/14/2015 8:20:57 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 11/14/2015 7:34:55 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 11/13/2015 10:20:49 PM, Bluepaintcan123 wrote:
There are plenty of people that continue to say that everyone deserves to be happy, but does everyone? Are there just some people who don't deserve to be happy? Is there any possible criteria? What about people who look at themselves in the mirror and think that they don't deserve happiness?

Everyone who's managed to become happy deserves it.

Does that mean that those who aren't happy in life don't deserve to be?
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Midnight1131
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11/14/2015 8:34:30 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 11/14/2015 8:20:57 PM, Bluepaintcan123 wrote:
At 11/14/2015 7:34:55 PM, Midnight1131 wrote:
At 11/13/2015 10:20:49 PM, Bluepaintcan123 wrote:
There are plenty of people that continue to say that everyone deserves to be happy, but does everyone? Are there just some people who don't deserve to be happy? Is there any possible criteria? What about people who look at themselves in the mirror and think that they don't deserve happiness?

Everyone who's managed to become happy deserves it.

Does that mean that those who aren't happy in life don't deserve to be?

What's interesting here is the difference between "deserve happiness" and "should be happy." I don't dispute that everyone should be happy, that's probably the only universal goal in everyone's lives. But to actually be happy, you would have had to do something to earn it. And this means that everyone who's happy has done that, and deserves the happiness they got.
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