Aristotle and the Good Life

A good life is expected if the inner soul of the person is embossed and cultivated with good habits. He believes that rational thinking is the primary aspect for a good life and if a person allows that ability to be overhauled by his emotions, he is succumbed to lead a non-moralistic life.

Aristotle’s “ingredients” of happiness are those which form a part of a virtuous activity and not a virtue. He believes that these ingredients are not a state or condition but a process of an act. He specifies having good friends, gathering adequate wealth and power are the chief ingredients for a person to lead a happy life. He believes that if a person fails to find those ingredients will fail to perform any virtuous activity and hence, fail to lead a good life.

Aristotle’s views about children are eccentric and quite inquisitive. He is of the opinion that a child’s happiness is similar to an adult’s lasciviousness except for the fact that an adult knows that he is so but a child fails to do that. He also implies that a child needs to be educated of their virtuous act as they lack the intelligence to justify what action to be done at what time.

In today’s world, leading a life that runs along this subtle and uncanny line is too difficult and one that only very few people would afford to take up. Man is a brutal creature of life and asking him to act against his desires is has been consistently failed when put in action.&nbsp.