The Good Life-As viewed in Ancient Europe

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This essay will present an organized material in which it will discuss the idea of the Good Life as the Egyptians, Greeks and Hebrews thought of it. It will give the basic definitions of each about the Good Life and illustrate with some examples. In the Egyptian culture the Good Life was a life of attunement to Ma’at, a life of obedience to the gods and conformity. The ideal man was silent. Time was …

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…a better future. In completion of this essay you have seen that the “Good Life” can be viewed many different ways. Each culture was different and unique but still there was the general struggle to reach attunement with one’s self, if this was called for, or a god or god like representative. Several ideas and lines of thought have been passed along to today’s modern cultures. And likewise several ideas have been dropped.