Play (1:55) February 10, 2016 Why are success and happiness elusive? Charles LeeStanford University Jump To Comments Drawing from his experience as a professor and behavioral economist, Charles Lee, discuses the fundamental reason why success and happiness are elusive from the Christian perspective. This excerpt is… Share This Talk Play (1:55) Topics Featured Success Tag Happiness Success Embed| Drawing from his experience as a professor and behavioral economist, Charles Lee, discuses the fundamental reason why success and happiness are elusive from the Christian perspective. This excerpt is from the Veritas Forum at Cornell, 2013. 3 thoughts on "Why are success and happiness elusive?" clifford cook says: September 24, 2016 at 7:33 am Success and happiness are illusive for many people , there is a good reason , for one , we dont have free will , we dont have free will becuse god and the angels need us to learn from the diverse range , of lessons created for us on earth , We are here becuase we need to learn from apolarity between darkness amd light, and so situations have been created , for us to learm from , scenarios if you will, if you take war for example there is much you will learn from the theare of war more so the linger time you spend on operations , , You will learn in war about, Loyalty friendship compassion betrayl courage cowardice fear responsibility pain and suffering hardhsip and more, so there is much to learn so there has to be darkness and hardship in our world for us to learn so making every one successful and happy will hinder our reasons for being hear , we are constantly struggling against life , against the poor decisons made by our leaders and there attitutdes , And the nighbours loud music , and graffeti and marriage and rebelious children , we bicker and argue and in doing so we are learning what is right in our world and what is wrong, Life teaches us through struggle and hardship , that life can be unfair and wrong and that makes us want to change things , but if we dont experience the hardhips first we wont be effected enough to want to change things and that is the reason for being on earth , To learn from darkness , by doing evil and being on the recieving end of evil we can learn that darkness is wrong and hurts and so we warrent the desire to change and then we seek the light and appreciate the light when being light ,thats why we came to earth to learn from this polarity as god had to before he created us his angels , Some will experience success, but will be unhappy , some will be successful and be happier , others will be on low income and unhappy and others on low income and happier but true happiness and succes or abundance wont be given untill we go home back to heaven and eternal life in happiness where we can live in happiness for eternity , we all have to earn it but it is worth it all your hearts desires will be met in heaven Reply Pingback: Top 10 Smart Alternatives to TED Talks « Fribliss Pingback: Top 10 Smart Alternatives To TED Talks | Lifehacker Australia Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.