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Where does joy come from? Are effervescent delights and serene variations of joy mere passing emotions, mere human feelings that change with circumstances? Or can joy be attained so securely that, even though it changes in expression, it is never absent? Hedonistic philosophies consider happiness the most important goal, but do they necessarily bring one really deep and enduring joy? How does Christian Science view joy?
Happiness, by itself, is not something to be set up as a goal. Rather is it the natural result and indication of right thinking. Instead of being an end, it is, in Christian Science, a normal expectation. As a prime objective it might be selfish and therefore impossible to achieve. Mrs. Eddy found that "happiness is spiritual, born of Truth and Love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it." Science and Health, p. 57;
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