How to think about pleasure | Psyche Guides - Deepstash
  • Humans are always drawn to pleasure but it may be a selfish indulgence that does not last. 
  • Truth, rationality and wisdom are the lasting virtues that one should be after.

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Pleasure cannot be defined or described, but can only be known as an experience, which is subjective and personal, like:

  1. A hot cup of coffee
  2. Volunteer work for t...

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Pleasure can be divided into two kinds: Body pleasure and the pleasures of the mind.

A warm bath or cold beer can be pleasures of the body, whereas feeling one with nature or fantasizing ...

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  • Philosophy, by this definition, is often seen as the highest pleasure.
  • Pleasures of the mind are often harmless and pure, as they are concerned with the soul, and not the body...

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The subtle emotions, the great things that are only felt, and the Godly matters are the content of the mind's pleasures. The Stoics were always detesting pleasures of the body, something shared by ...

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The beauty of nature has been a source of pleasure for many. Nature is vast and overwhelming, full of isolation, solitude, freedom and away from the shackles of society. The pathlessness of wild tr...

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