Tuesday, April 10, 2012

What's the Difference: Happiness, Joy, and Contentment

So many people wished me a happy birthday (thanks everyone), that it started me thinking about happiness.  Aristotle devotes a significant amount of space in the Nicomachean Ethics to the question, so let's play with it in this turn's "what's the difference."

What is the difference between happiness, joy, and contentment?