A friend of mine, who also happens to be a priest, recently posted the statement below in the Facebook game of 25 Random Things about Me. I can’t believe anyone has time to even think of 25 things, much less post them, but it could be because I’m still gainfully employed as a journalist and we’re always busy writing about everyone else.
Anyway, I so agree with his statement that I’m passing it on here. Discuss among yourselves.
“I am absolutely certain that the biggest moral problems in our society today are caused by an obstinate confusion between pleasure and happiness. Instead of seeking happiness, most people act for pleasure…”