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Old 03-19-2009, 09:36 PM   #58
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Here's where the problem lies:
Happiness and self-interest are two completely different things.

Sure, everything you do promotes your self-interest, but not everything you do promotes your happiness.

So, like Ricky, I don't see how spending 12 hours strait composing a symphony is the same as working a 12-hour shift at a gas station-- that is, if the person composing the symphony is not doing it to make money, but rather to express himself (his way of seeing the world) and to create something unique.
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