|"Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue." Viktor
"I realized that one's happiness was only to be attained
by not making it the direct end." - John
"Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it." - Søren
equates happiness with
pleasure, then the paradox of
Consciously pursuing pleasure
interferes with experiencing pleasure.
"Pleasure and violence have a
reciprocal relationship, the presence of one inhibits the other.
the brain's pleasure circuits are 'on,' the violence circuits are 'off,' and
A pleasure-prone personality rarely displays violence or
aggressive behaviors, and a violent personality has little ability to tolerate,
experience, or enjoy
sensuously pleasing activities.
The reciprocal relationship of
pleasure and violence is highly significant because certain sensory experiences
during the formative periods
of development will create a neuropsychological
predisposition for either violence
seeking or pleasure
seeking behavior later in life.
Abnormal social and emotional behaviors
result from 'somatosensory' deprivation, a lack of tender and
Derived from the Greek word for 'body,' the term
'somatosensory' refers to the sensations of touch and body movement which
differ from the senses of seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting.
deprivation of body touch
and contact are the basic causes of a number of emotional disturbances include
surprisingly, when high self-needs are combined with the
deprivation of physical
affection, the result is self-interest and
high rates of
The deprivation of body pleasure
throughout life - but particularly during the formative periods of infancy,
childhood, and adolescence - are very closely related to
the amount of warfare and
interpersonal violence a culture experiences - high self-needs coupled with
high rates of self-interest and narcissism.
Another way of looking at
the reciprocal relationship between violence and pleasure is to examine a
society's choice of drugs as a society will support behaviors that are
consistent with its values and social mores.
American society is a
competitive, aggressive, and
Consequently, it supports drugs that facilitate
competitive, aggressive, and
violent behaviors and oppose drugs that counteract
Alcohol is well known to
facilitate the expression of violent
behaviors, and, although addicting and very harmful to
chronic users, is acceptable to American
engineered tobacco also
belong to a competitive, aggressive,
and violent society.
Marijuana, on the other hand, is an active
pleasure inducing drug which enhances
pleasure of touch actively inhibiting violent aggressive behavior.
It is for this reason that marijuana is rejected in
dualistic thought man is not
a unitary being but is
divided into two parts,
philosophical conception of
between body and soul was quite different than the Judeo-Christian concept
which posited a state of war between
the body and soul.
Within Judeo-Christian thought
the purpose of human life
was to save the soul, and the
body, flesh, was seen as
an impediment to achieving
Consequently, the flesh must be punished and
When high self-needs are combined with the
deprivation of physical affection, the
result is self-interest and high rates of
Cultures which are
repressive of human
sexuality tend to have rich
pornographic art forms such as exhibitionistic dancing and
pornography - a
substitute for normal sexual
- James W. Prescott, a neuropsychologist and health
scientist administrator at the National Institute of Child Health and Human
Development in Bethesda, Maryland.
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