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  • Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
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    • choosing at one's pleasure, one or the other of two possible courses of
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • feel pleasure, the feeling is also kindled by an object, and it is this
    • object I observe, and not the feeling of pleasure. This objection, however,
    • is based upon an error. Pleasure does not have at all the same relationship
    • activity, whereas pleasure is produced in me by an object in the same way
    • upon it. For observation, a pleasure is given in exactly the same way as
    • Why does a particular event arouse in me a feeling of pleasure? But it is
    • pleasure, I characterize not only the rose but also myself in my relation to
    • activity is this completely so. When, for example, a pleasure is felt, a more
    • something passive in it so that the pleasure merely happens to the “I.” And
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • pleasure and displeasure. This aggregate is the content of pure, unthinking
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VI: The Human Individuality
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    • which we experience as pleasure or displeasure.
    • experience self-feeling, and with the perception of objects pleasure and
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • my action will depend on whether it gives me pleasure or pain. — These
    • with a feeling of pleasure. We therefore must distinguish: 1) the possible
    • possible quantity of pleasure in the individual who acts. But in itself a
    • pleasure cannot be a motive; only a represented pleasure can. The
    • bring about the greatest amount of pleasure for oneself, that is, to attain
    • representation of one's own pleasures, but to the reason for an action
    • above-mentioned moral principle by those who connect feelings of pleasure with
    • someone sees a moral necessity, quite apart from the feeling of pleasure
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • displeasure outweighs pleasure, pain outweighs joy. Existence is a burden,
    • life he wishes to find out whether pleasure or displeasure is the more plentiful
    • considered, every enjoyment brings much more evil and misery than pleasure
    • The displeasure of a hangover is always greater than the pleasure of
    • intoxication. Displeasure far outweighs pleasure in the world. No person,
    • produces pleasure in the striving individual; non-fulfillment produces
    • displeasure. Here it is important to observe that pleasure or displeasure
    • itself can by no means be regarded as displeasure. Therefore, if it so
    • arises, I should not say that the pleasure has produced displeasure in me,
    • repetition, or for a new pleasure. Here I can speak of displeasure only when
    • greater or more refined pleasure, I can speak of a displeasure being
    • produced by the previous pleasure only at the moment when the means of
    • experiencing the greater or more refined pleasure fail me. Only when
    • displeasure follows enjoyment as a natural law, for example when woman's
    • If striving as such called forth displeasure, then the removal of striving
    • would be accompanied by pleasure. But the opposite is the case. When the
    • connected with displeasure. And as the striving naturally may last a long
    • fulfillment meanwhile, it must be acknowledged that displeasure has nothing
    • pleasure. Who does not know the enjoyment caused by the hope of a remote but
    • which will be ours only in the future. This pleasure is quite independent of
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  • Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
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    • only the pleasures of the senses, misses the essential enjoyments of life.

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