Happiness & virtues

Happiness comes from following virtues rather than desires.

Example: a pleasure/desire may be to bully a lonely child, but it won’t necessarily bring happiness to the bully, and definitely not to the chid!

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism

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