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Can we be happy without being free ?

Is happiness connected to freedom ? can a slave be happy ? can a dictator be happy ? what do you have to do on yourself to be happy (if this is possible) ?

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    Nov 5 2013: Absolute freedom does not exist. Every period of your life you are depending of somebody. (parents, school, job, superiors, money, time...)

    Dealing with the fact that you are not free, can make you think more rational, and deal rational, so you will respect your time, and your happy moments, and you will fight for making more that moments that makes you feel happy.

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