Demanding Ease and Total Enjoyment: "I can achieve maximum human happiness by inertia and inaction or by passively and uncommittedly 'enjoying myself.'" This irrational idea represents a false-to-fact understanding of human reality, as it over- values ease, pleasure, and enjoyment and falsely posits achievement in the either-or terms of achieving with ease or with the difficulty of self-discipline. Solution: recognize that taking action and initiative, and fighting inertia present the best road to maximum happiness. Often happiness results from intense and absorbing activity that demands all of our resources and energies.
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