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The Consumer Mind by Pepe Martinez

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I want to be happy!

Men continually forget that happiness is a condition of mind and not a disposition of circumstances.

JOHN LOCKE

The illusion of happiness

Everyone is looking for happiness. Our goal in life is to be happy: happiness is like the Holy Grail or the Philosopher’s Stone. The main questions to be answered are: what are we really looking for, and where are we looking for it?

When we try to achieve happiness we may find that many illusions or mirages appear on the way. We are going to focus on the main ones:

  • something material;
  • fame or success in life;
  • something major that might happen to us;
  • something that comes from without;
  • luck, fortune or chance;
  • something that might or might not arrive, so you have to wait;
  • something that ...

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