Question 27

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Teacher: 
Rubber Band: 
Question: 

Pleasures vs. gratifications

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(Authentic Happiness p.103-110)

Pleasures: These delights are immediate come through the senses and are momentary: i.e. savoring and mindfulness

Gratifications: It cannot be derived from bodily pleasure, nor is it a state that chemically induced or attained by shortcuts. Gratifications are about enacting personal strengths and virtues. They are activity consonant with purpose.