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|Or how does man by his will attain the happy life when there are so many |
unhappy, and yet they all will to be happy? ... again, has unalterably decreed that
merit is in the will,1 whereas reward and punishment are identified with
happiness and ...
|There is a certain strife " bred in his affections ; he hath a free will which he |
abuseth, " binding himseif wholly* to ... is that God gave a law to man, suitable to
the rectitude of his own nature and to man's happiness and perfection ; that he
|For the general notion of happiness consists in the perfect good, as stated above |
(AA. 3, 4), But since good is the object of the will, the perfect good of a man is that
which entirely satisfies his will. Consequently to desire happiness is nothing ...
|matter in what it may consist, is not that man's happiness; for of God alone is it |
true that His Being is His Happiness. ... The other is an action that remains in the
agent, such as to feel, to understand, and to will: and such an action is a
|When this isdonc — when Godshall be regarded asthe Father and Friend of man |
— the Christian world will work itself ... important than that of instructing his
children in that religion which will increase their happiness here, and perfect their
|Man himself must have a conception of some concrete end in which he hopes to |
find his true happiness, that is to say, in which his natural desire for happiness
can be fulfilled, and then he must tune his concrete aspirations and acts of will to
|Will Durant. VII. Ethics and the Nature of Happiness And yet, as Aristotle |
developed, and young men crowded about him to be taught and formed, more
and more his mind turned from the details of science to the larger and vaguer
problems of ...
|That Man's body sways the soul, to which it is joined, to things suitabfe to itself, |
which are evil. ... That as reason is the guide of the will, which necessarily follows
its last dictate ; so the will's inclination to evil flows from our not being able to ...
|men will happiness necessarily and above all else? And do they will whatever |
they will because of happiness? ... Hence, Scotus' very first question in the
prologues to both the Lectura and Ordinatio was: Does man in his present state ...