Eudaemonia - A state of complete well-being, as defined by the philosophy of Aristotle; good fortune; true happiness as arising from a rational satisfaction.
Eudaemonic - Of, pertaining to, or tending to produce happiness; concerned or done for the sake of happiness.
Eudaemonism - The doctrine that happiness or welfare, as defined by a reasonable man, is the chief good.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
In the midst of a stormy downpour, I stand frozen staring back through the soggy mist as rain steaks down my face like tears of regret for what could have been; and then, I remind myself, "it's only water".