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Etymology: Greek Eu (good) daimon (spirit)
Best translated as "human fluorishing"
A core concept in Aristotelian ethics
Phil Tutes, "Eudaimonia, YOU-daimonia! YOUUUU-daimonia. YOUUU-DAIMONIA!!! (points finger at you)"
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It is a Greek word commonly translated as happiness or welfare; however, "human flourishing" has been proposed as a more accurate translation. It is a central concept in Aristotelian ethics and political philosophy.
The perspective that most guides my own life and conception on manhood is Aristotle’s concept of eudaimonia
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The state of true happiness and fulfillment in life. Derived from prodigious introspection, retrospection, philosophizing, and self-acceptance.
Dude 1: Once I retire to the Bahamas, I will be able to reach eudaimonia.
Dude 2: All I need to reach eudaimonia is a Netflix and Chill with that cute girl next door who’ll play Zelda with me:
Dude 1: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure...
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