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Happiness in different cultures

What do you see as "the American dream," and how is it associated to happiness and freedom? What are some places in the world where the definition of happiness and/or freedom might be different?

Using the film introduction for this unit as a guide, Nepal: A Girl's Life, do some research and discuss how happiness is understood in another country or culture.

The example of Nepal from the video is one example; select another culture or country for your example.

Also, consider how freedom is defined in this specific country or culture. Give specific examples of both happiness and freedom in the country or culture you select; incorporate credible sources and reference.

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What do you see as "the American dream," and how is it associated to happiness and freedom? What are some places in the world where the definition of happiness and/or freedom might be different?

The American dream for me is being happy and enjoying life, family, and freedom. Happiness and freedom are a part of this dream because being free to choose your own decisions in life that will result in the life you wish to have, is what makes me happy. In other countries, happiness is defined in different ways wherein the person has their major life decisions chosen for them such ...

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This response examines the different interpretations of happiness throughout different cultures.

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