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No, it can't. Gimme money!!!
Debate Score:181
Arguments:97
Total Votes:211
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Money Can't Buy Happiness.... Or Can It?

Everytime I hear this phrase I think "yeah, right!"

What are your thoughts?

No, it can't.

Side Score: 89
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Gimme money!!!

Side Score: 92
8 points

It buys temporary materialistic happiness that will end once it is over used. Money can never buy you love, family, and true friends which are the keys to happiness. It will buy you fake friends and once your money is over, those friends are over too.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
4 points

Money only buys happiness for a short time. It is like Christmas Day when you are nine. You play with that new toy for a week or two then it just becomes one of the many toys you have, nothing special. Money works the same way, another day another new toy. Trying to buy happiness is like a dog chasing its own tail. Around and around he goes trying to catch something that he cannot. Happiness will never be bought.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
AigerimE(6) Disputed
4 points

I actualyy agree with you. "Happiness will never be bought." it is a pity that people just don't want understant it.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
adiko(12) Disputed
2 points

I partially agree with you. But if you show, for example, one billion dollar, you want have it and you will not refuse it, you will never say “No, I do not want so much money, because I have enough.” You cannot deny, that you can really say it.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

yes,i agree with my friend ashish that money can buy only temporary happiness if we have money peoples are attract by us and become friendly with us and when money is over they forget our name also.

1 year ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

Money only buys happiness for a short time. It is like Christmas Day when you are nine. You play with that new toy for a week or two then it just becomes one of the many toys you have, nothing special. Money works the same way, another day another new toy. Trying to buy happiness is like a dog chasing its own tail. Around and around he goes trying to catch something that he cannot. Happiness will never be bought. AND THAT IS TRUE

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
adiko(12) Disputed
2 points

I don`t agree with you that happiness will never be bought. Can you imagine if you are a homeless man and you live in poverty, will you be happy? To my mind with the help of money people can become happier because due to money all basic physical needs are satisfied; for such people it is enough to have any shelter, warmth, available food or water supply, and they could feel safety. In these situations, money absolutely will make you happier.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!

money can buy things which bring happiness, and in that sense, yes it can buy happiness. but then again it also depends on each individuals definition of happiness. it may buy one person happiness yet bring another nothing.

5 years ago | Side: maybe but maybe not i'm decisive huh
3 points

Money not only can't bring happiness, in some cases it can actually bring UNhappiness. Think about it. Say you somehow end up with several million dollars. You end up getting in a fight with one of your friends, who then comes back and apologizes to you. Or hell, it could be even simpler than that--you start dating someone. How do you know if they really like you, or just your money? You don't. You'll never know for sure who your true friends are again, and you'll always wonder. You'll have to spend the rest of your life watching out for the huge numbers of phonies that just want your money. I can't imagine anyone being very happy in that kind of situation.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.

in our capitalistic society, success is measured by how many material things you have (the biggest thing being money). i believe that money will boost your pride to a point where you are over confident and cocky. todays politicians are going through that process right now. pride is the root of our economis problems today.bank owners politicians, basically anyone with a high authority are stealing money to fuel their pride. the zen masters of our world today, people that have reached true happiness, have let go of material things. Remember, you dont own things, they own you.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
3 points

it most certainly can not buy you happiness. it can only buy you material things.

4 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

If you want to split hairs, and I do, then you can't say that money buys happiness, although you can buy some very awesome things with money. These are the things that cause happiness. Without money, you can still have happiness, it's just much easier to do it with the money to buy things.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.

As The Beatles said: "Money Can't Buy Me Love." That is so true and it can only buy temporary happiness. After the money is gone so too will your friends fall by the wayside and certainly a love interest will go as well...unless you met that person and fell in love prior to the windfall of money in your life. Money can only buy material things that will keep you 'happy' for a moment or two, but nothing lasting because you'll always want more and you'll always want newer or better. Money simply makes life easier to live than living without it or living on a lot less.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
3 points

"As the Beatles said: "Money Can't Buy Me Love.""

I agree.... but money can certainly but you lust ;)

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.

It most certainly can Mick...it most certainly can. Three cheers for buying a suitable solution for lust!

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

My dad always tried to buy us out and i know that he does love us but you cant buy love its not right . my mom dosnt have as much money as my dad and she dosnt bother buying me and my older sister out .

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

Absolutley not! You should be happy without material things.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

No it can't. Instead when used this way it works something like a drug. This can be seen by what happens when we try to get happiness with it. We find ourselves needing more and more and more to stay "happy", so it is not really making a true, lasting change.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

No, money can't buy you happiness. Happiness lies in family, friends, loved ones and etc

But not having any money at all will cause unhappiness

So in my humble opinion an average person needs:

1.People to be with, love and be loved back

2.Just enough money to get on in life (People in most cases can't balance it out between money and friends)

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

money cannot buy anything but freedom! corruption breeds corruption absolute! maybe if you had enough money in your pocket when you die, hell would let you buy your way to heaven!!! fools

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

My friend once said to me "Money can buy things that make you happy therefore money can buy happiness"..i believe that anyone can be happy with or without money...think about it...you have a job that doesn't really pay well your always struggling to get food on the table each week...you have a job that pays great money you can provide all you need for your family and yourself but all your energy gets put into not only keeping your job but doing it well...what are you left with both ways your struggle and your family miss out on getting much of your attention money is the main priority in this society today no argument...it really depends on how you look at a situation to weather you can be happy or not...depending on your mental state i suppose but pretty much money does not buy happiness...the thing thats gets you going through the day is what makes you happy your family of course or friends if you were living in an old shack working hard each day for practically nothing at all at the end of the day when you come home and you see your family there seems to be joy spread right through you so money or no money you can be happy....

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.

My boyfriend just broke up with me, and I'm 100% aware that this, too, shall pass, no amount of money could make me happy right now.

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Its obvious that money cant buy us happiness. Even if it does, it would be fake or temporary materialistic happiness. Money can never buy us true happiness e.g. family, friends, love. Money also changes people very quickly, and they get ready to sacrifice whatever they have for it and when they come to their senses everything is gone including that money.

4 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Money can help you, but not create something completely non-existant.

4 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Money can help you AND YOU CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT IT . AND YOU SRE TOTALLY WRONG.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

poor science, poor write up.

But it does go to explain why there are so many people willing to pay $1000s per year for fleeting "services" like $4 ice cream cones & $5 cups of coffee (10-25X normal grocery store costs). They pay for "experience" rather than the consumable item. My "hard" purchases always make me happier! I get to see & use them 1000s of times over many years!

Supporting Evidence: 70-291 exam (www.actual-exams.com)
4 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

first, you must be happy, with or without money. then money can bring more happiness to your life depend on how you spend it. spend it for drugs, or alcohol, then money wont bring you happiness. charity, spend it for other people, that will bring happiness..

4 years ago | Side: No, it can't.

I luv shoppng...it makes me happy!!! n I can shop only if I have money... therefore money also makes me happy. bt I can't shop 4ever!!! there r certainly other thngs which r mch more importnt than money!!!

4 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Money is the most obvious measure of one’s status, so it is easy to confuse the two, but they are certainly not the same thing at all. It is easy to point to many evils committed for the sake of status in which money was not involved at all.

I just wanna say that for people who in life just wants to be on teh top, be popular and have status, money can do them happy. But in my point of you the main thing in our life it is to be happy, to have family and health. yes you can spend your money on health, but you can' buy family,love and support. Just imagine your death? what you will think about? about money? nooo. about love,family. You won't bring money with you on the sky, but love will be always with you. I wanna say that choose love, LIFE, enjoy your life withuot money, because it is just nessasary, but not life.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

It seems to me beyond any reasonable doubt that with the help of money you cannot buy love and health. For example, if you found that you have cancer and no one medicine can help you and it is inevitably, plenty of money would not help you. People spend all their health to earn money, but in old age they spend all their money to get health. And about love, you cannot get love from person who has not the same feelings, who indifferent to yours and with the help of money you cannot buy the true love

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Scientists have proved that, if people are happy they will do their work as good as they can. They believe that people should be happy, and money will take care of themselves " NatGeo TV Faqs".

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

where went those people who were not greedy for money but for love , friendship................money cannot buy us true love and friendship...we need money but for basic necessities like food , shelter , clothings and now if the mans rich and greedy he needs branded clothes , big houses and a good food.................as mahatma gandhi said"there is enough for everyones naeed but not for anybodies greed"

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

money cant buy you happiness because it cause greed therfore it makes people unhappy because of the personality they have, money does put you under pressure and does make you merssible because maybe you dont have enough money to pay a bill and if yu dont pay this bill your water will be cut of that puts you under pressure and makes you merrsible how are you thne happy? ?:)

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Most people associate happiness with objects or ownership of things.for instance i bet a lot of u will be happy if u got the ps3 or the xbox 360,some of u will be happy if u get a foreign vacation or if u got a magnificient new mansion which had everything u desired.These things can only be bought buy money and power ,therefore u would think that your happiness is dependant on money.But these objects of desire do not give lasting happiness.Sooner or later we get bored of these things and we look forward for the next thing that would give us happiness.This can continue endlessly and take over your life and when we dont get these objects of we become unhappy and dejected,so ironically pursuit of happiness results in unhappiness.Therefore money can not buy happiness

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

In coffee shops, on commuter trains and over breakfasts of high-fructose corn syrup crunch, millions of people have no doubt pointed to the Martha Stewart headlines the past few days and made some snarky remark like, "See? That shows you that money can't buy happiness."

Certainly Stewart is not happy now that she's been convicted. Last week, when former WorldCom honcho Bernie Ebbers did the perp walk, he didn't look too happy, either. The Enron guys? Same story. Got rich. Not happy.

All might have avoided their fates had they paid more attention to science. There has been an explosion in happiness research lately. The field even has its own peer-reviewed publication called Journal of Happiness Studies, with articles such as "Personality, Psychosocial Variables, and Life Satisfaction of Chinese Gay Men in Hong Kong." (In case you were wondering, they're modestly satisfied with their lives.)

Anyway, the preponderance of scientific research — which runs from studies of the brain to statistical analysis — suggests that money cannot, in fact, buy happiness.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

It buys temporary materialistic happiness that will end once it is over used. Money can never buy you love, family, and true friends which are the keys to happiness. It will buy you fake friends and once your money is over, those friends are over too.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Money can't buy you love. Worshipping Mammon foments evil ways. Materialists are shallow and unhappy. The greenback finds itself in tough times these days. Whether it’s Wall Street bankers earning lavish multi-million-dollar bonuses or two-bit city managers in Los Angeles County bringing in higher salaries than President Obama the recessionary economic climate has helped spur outrage and revulsion at those of us collecting undeserved lucre.

Wealthy people have a bad rep. Sure, there are philanthropists like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, who have given billions of their net worth away and have made the world a better, healthier, safer place. But, sadly, they are an exception. American families who make over $300,000 a year donate to charity a mere 4 percent of their incomes. The statistic should not be surprising, as studies by University of Minnesota psychologist Kathleen Vohs and her collaborators have shown that merely glimpsing dollar bills makes people less generous and approachable, and more egocentric.

Now come a new set of studies that reveal yet another toll that money takes. An international team of researchers led by Jordi Quoidbach report in the August 2010 issue of Psychological Science that, although wealth may grant us opportunities to purchase many things, it simultaneously impairs our ability to enjoy those things.

Their first study, conducted with adult employees of the University of Liège in Belgium showed that the wealthier the workers were, the less likely they were to display a strong capacity to savor positive experiences in their lives. Furthermore, simply being reminded of money (by being exposed to a picture of a huge stack of Euros) dampened their savoring ability.

Quoidbach and his colleagues’ second study was even cleverer. Participants aged 16 to 59 recruited on the University of British Columbia campus were entrusted with the not unpleasant task of tasting a piece of chocolate. Before accepting the chocolate, however, they were obliged to complete a brief questionnaire. For half of the participants, this questionnaire furtively included a page with a picture of Canadian money (allegedly for an unrelated experiment), and for the other half, it included a neutral picture.

Although the ostensibly irrelevant photo was unlikely to have elicited more than a cursory glance, it had a pronounced effect on the volunteers’ behavior. Those “primed,” or subconsciously reminded, of money ended up spending less time consuming the chocolate and were rated by observers as enjoying it less.

How to explain these results? The researchers argue that because wealth allows people to experience the best that life has to offer, it ultimately undermines their ability to savor life’s little pleasures. Once we’ve had the opportunity to drink the finest French wines, fly in a private jet, eat foie gras with edible gold leaf, and watch the Super Bowl from a box seat, coffee at Starbucks with a friend, a sunny day after a week of rain, or an unexpected Reese’s peanut butter cup on our desks just doesn't provide the same jolt of happiness it used to. Indeed, a landmark study of lottery winners showed just that: People who had won between $50,000 and $1,000,000 (in 1970s dollars) were less impressed by life’s simple pleasures than people who experienced no such windfall.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

A lot of people confuse pleasure with true happiness. But happiness is something that lasts much longer...

Money can't buy happiness. It only helps people to have sth they enjoy with. But just for short period of time.

You can buy a house, but you can't buy cosiness and warnth in it. Money can provide you with a big company that surround you, but it can't give you the true friends, that will love and be with you in any circumstances.

There are so many examples of people that have a lot of money but are very unhappy. And conversely, not so wealthy and rich people can be happy and satisfied with their lives.

I agree with that money can help people be happier. For example if people have money, they cannot worry about their children's future, etc.

But it's very important to not forget about life's true valuables in pursuit of money.

So what is happiness? As Denis Waitley said: "Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude."

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.

MONEY CAN'T BUY HAPPINESS! Money is one of the important thing of our life, but happiness is the most important. Some believes that if you have money you can buy everything, but it is wrong. You can not buy feelings. Felling should be true! Happiness depend on person, not on money. You can be happy without money.

1 year ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Money buys happiness. Not lasting happiness, transient happiness; a cold happiness which melts away after a wile. It's a sad happiness. If one were to get a new computer and feel the jittery ecstatic feeling when one gets something new, one probably wouldn't feel very ecstatic when turning it on only to type an essay for school, or write a memo for work. And if money buys happiness that lasts the in essence that computer should make you happy enough that you don't need to buy another computer, or anything else for that matter until it breaks.

208 days ago | Side: No, it can't.
4 points

"Psychologists have spent decades studying the relation between wealth and happiness," writes Harvard University psychologist Daniel Gilbert in his best-selling "Stumbling on Happiness," "and they have generally concluded that wealth increases human happiness when it lifts people out of abject poverty and into the middle class but that it does little to increase happiness thereafter."

http://www.newsweek.com/id/43884

5 years ago | Side: Gimme 60K a year
2 points

"Psychologists have spent decades studying the relation between wealth and happiness," writes Harvard University psychologist Daniel Gilbert in his best-selling "Stumbling on Happiness," "and they have generally concluded that wealth increases human happiness when it lifts people out of abject poverty and into the middle class but that it does little to increase happiness thereafter." AND ITS TRUE IF U GIVE ME MONEY I WILL BE HAPPY.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

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2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

If money makes someone happy then if they had money they would be happy, if a video game makes some one happy then buying that would make someone happy.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
AigerimE(6) Disputed
1 point

YOu know, it is just temperary pleasure. yes,you have this video game and? it can help you? it will make you happy in the future?

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
2 points

It can buy you short-term happiness, no doubt. But if you want to count on it buying you long-term happiness, good luck because it ain't going to happen. Being a truly happy person comes from within oneself; no amount of materialism and money in the world can grant you that. But seriously, it'll buy you short-term happiness... such as, a trip to the country of your choice for a week to relax and tour and so on. It'd be nice to have money so I could do that stuff at the very least, but if I started counting on it to make me happy, I'd probably end up using it the wrong way the same way people that drink so much alcohol think it makes them happy. WRONG. It's a mask.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

"It can buy you short-term happiness, no doubt."that means it can buy you happiness short or long time but it does.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

Money buys security, it buys experiences, it buys fun, it buys indulgence without consequence, it buys time.

You can meet the love of you life, a lovely woman with a homely face... then overhaul her.

It's simple. Money can't buy love, but it can make it.

Then again, you can be happy without money. Ie. I wouldn't be happy in a mansion.... I'd be happy in a small cottage style house. I also wonder if maybe the homeless might be very happy, and often I find myself wanting that freedom from stuff and things.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

The late Peter Sellars was being interviewed by Michael Parkinson on TV and he reflected on his life. He said, " You know, when I started out in this business twenty-five years ago I lived in a two bedroom cold water flat above a fish and chip shop. I had to get a bus to work and I had to send the wife out to work to make end meet. Now I have a house in the South of France, another in Hollywood, dozens of cars including a Rolls and an Aston and all of the beautiful women I can handle. But do you think that I am happy?"

(Long pause)

"You bet your life I am f*ing happy!"

( Money cannot buy you love, but it allows you to rent a pretty good skilled substitute by the hour.)

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

It can to a certain degree. I can buy certain things that make me happy for a while.

4 years ago | Side: Lean against
2 points

give me the amount of money that offers me the option to do whatever i want, whenever i want and as often as i want and i WILL be very happy bcoz to me that's maximum freedom ! what a wonderful liberating feeling it will b to know that at any time i can fly to anywhere in the world that has an airport for my private jet , stay in any accomodation that appeals to me ,go on any excursions, eat any food items without having to think about cost for even a moment. yes,read the last condition again-----without.....cost.....even for a moment! i can pay for my family n frens too! givemethe money anytime ----lots n lots of it (outer space here i come !!!)

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

charity and other generous acts can be done through money, so ultimetely great satisfaction and happiness as well

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

theres a simple exampl as well

poor runs for food

and rich runs to digest food

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

Money can buy knowledge and sometimes knowledge, when applied at the right time, is much more powerful than brains!

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

Not too long ago, people thought it absurd that anyone would purchase water. But nowadays we do just that... so not long after today, we will have to buy air, intelligence, friends, happiness.

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
tursunovaida(18) Disputed
1 point

It will not true and natural feeling. Will you be happy with artificial friends, happiness? everything depends on you, you can be happy without money. Money is not the most importance thing in the world

1 year ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

"Money makes the world go round."

"Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty." - Leo Rosten

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

"The man who has the money makes the rules"

"The best things in life are free, the second best are expensive."

"If you think money can't buy happiness, you don't know where to shop."

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

"The man who has the money makes the rules"

"The best things in life are free, the second best are expensive."

"If you think money can't buy happiness, you don't know where to shop." 100% TRUE

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!

Money can buy happiness.

Imagine with more money you can buy female escorts and have all the advantages of a wife yet none of the disadvantages. If that is not happiness, what is?

All the cars and boats imaginable. Golf all day and every day.

What the life?

4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
adiko(12) Disputed
1 point

I agree that all of these things make feel you happy, because for most of us, more money means more happiness, but we just do not seem to have enough of it! I mean, the more we have, the more we want and that is why I think there has been no rise in life satisfaction!

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
tursunovaida(18) Disputed
1 point

it is wrong. Ok, imagine you have many cars, golf. But you do not have a lovely wife who support you. You do not have friends who help you. Will you be happy with your cars and golf?

1 year ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

Who needs a wife when alternatives exist like girlfriend or escorts.

1 year ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

The main physiological needs of human being are food, water, sex.

And everything of that list can be bought. if you have lots of money you can easily buy the most delicious and healthy food, drink the best cocktails and have sex with the most beautiful girls in the world.

Supporting Evidence: Beautiful London Escorts (www.baccaratgirls.com)
4 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

I am doing a debate at school on this topic the topic is that money can buy anything and we are saying it can buy anything if you have any ideas please tell me THANX

3 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

First of all happiness is not a thing, it is a feeling. I can buy things that make me happy, which then will create happiness. So in that sense I think money can bring happiness. if somebody handed me some cash, I would be happy.

3 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

money can't buy u happiness,,, or so they say.... but somehow it always fells better to sit and cry in a BMW rather than on a cycle..

;);););) LOL I read it somewhere..

3 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

Bullshit.. it can... just not indefinitely... and that is not money´s fault, that is the fault of the human senses, for all constants dull the senses. So if you have a constant flow of money your senses will ruin it......... and the cure..........: DRUGS!..... and when your senses have gotten used to the drugs.....: stronger Drugs.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!

Pung Sviti...that is such an interesting name! Can you give us its origins or meaning?

5 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
3 points

On my travels in Norway I met an Icelander (they´re language is very close to how the old vikings used to speak) - who was telling me about the vikings. The vikings have descriptive names sort of like the Indians. Pungsviti means something like "one who knows from his gut" or one who is very intuitive

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

Yes it can. It just doesn't last long. So I guess you could say money buys pleasure.

So if you are an atheist then, yeah. But I'm not an atheist.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
Pineapple(1443) Disputed
3 points

I'm sorry, but what does that have to do with atheism?

Because Atheists only care about pleasure?

That isn't true. Again, you are judging people what you know nothing about. Which, again, isn't very Christian of you.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
2 points

ya i damn agree with it.. money is not every thing but it makes you everything. and you can observe this difference in real life. a rich man has a strength in his life that you could not see in a middle class or poor man.

So, it shows money has power..

Supporting Evidence: MB2-632 exam (www.exam-builder.com)
5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
JakeJ(3232) Disputed
2 points

Sorry this took so long, I never got around to it.

I wasn't trying to attack atheism. I'm just saying if I was an atheist and after death there was nothing, then yeah as long as I'm rich I'm good.

But I did fail to think about family, money can't keep a family together, or make someone truly love you. So I'm gonna change to no.

However I do hate in the movies when it's like "oh this rich person has it all but they can't be happy, better get that poor folksy guy to teach them a lesson". Disney crap.

In conclusion: profit is good, just not enough.

5 years ago | Side: profit is good just not enough
1 point

GIVE ME ALL YOUR MONEY AND JUST SEE HOW HAPPY I AM..........................................

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

"Money can buy things that make you happy therefore money can buy happiness".

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

Money can buy things that make you happy therefore money can buy happiness

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

From my point of view the money is the eternal, important and necessary thing, but for someone it is only the sheet of paper that does not change anything. Money affects career, relationships choices, our attitude to people who surrounding us and so on. After that I could not call money that is just piece of paper, because it has influence on our character and behavior on better or worse side. I guess that money makes people happy. The more money you have, the happier you will be. We feel satisfaction from these expensive things because it is prestigious and fashionable, because we can do one more step to our developing future, we always do it step by step.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

You are free to disagree with me but I believe that if huge amount of money is in the intelligent hands and this person has strong character and clear thoughts, he will be successful in life and he will be happy. This person will always know what he can do with it. However, if the person did not have any dreams, except only receive money for wants, he would become money-addicted and spend it quickly and more than that, he maybe get into the debts. Thus, it depends on person and his character and strong thoughts, he must think about his own future for himself and future of his children. Will you live in the lap of luxury or even without a penny to your name? Make your own choice, it is up to you!

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

I think that everything depends on man. If all what you want is just money, they can make you happy. But anyway someday you'll find that there are a lot of more important things in this life. For example, you'll never buy family or love, but you can't live without them. Somewhere in vk i read these words: you can buy bed, but you can't buy sleep. You can buy house, but you can't buy home. You can buy sex, but you can't buy love. I like these words, they are truly. So i think that money is just something that comes, and goes away. And such things as love, health, family, and friends are the most important one. Money can just make your life better, but they can't give you happiness.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

it most definitely can buy stuff that makes you happy. whether the happiness lasts or not depends but it can buy instant happiness.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

money rules the world we wont get any peace with money plz do not use or desire for exxesive money

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

Happiness is an emotion. What it's derived from varies from person to person. However, there are universal derivatives of happiness that, generally speaking, money will aid in bringing about for a person. Therefore, money directly aids in the acquisition of the sensation of happiness. However, it only helps. Money does not automatically = happiness. You still have to work for it. It's very much like having a car as opposed to only your legs. Although it will help get you places, you still have to drive it to get to where you want to go. However, it would be much easier to drive than to run on foot.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
JChae(2) Clarified
1 point

To add to this, I am what is called a subclinical psychopath. An estimated 1/100 of the world's population are psychopaths. I have not felt 'happiness' in years--I am currently eighteen years old. In fact, I am probably literally incapable of feeling happiness. I am capable of feeling momentary contentment, etc. but never anything lasting. No amount of money will make me happy. However, I am always on the lookout for thrills. Money is absolutely necessary in my world in this respect. Delicious foods, speeding (120 mph), sadistically derived sexual pleasure--be it through the debasement of others or through rape/physical torture--are all appealing, to me. Money can provide me with entry into a fine dining establishment, a nice car, and a sex slave (they exist, even today. Human trafficking, etc.). I am entirely serious. Btw, psychopathy is, again, not that rare. You probably have a friend or family member who you are unaware is a psychopath that is a psychopath.

2 years ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

have you ever met somebody who dosen't want money???????? if money cant buy happiness, then the game shows would be pointless

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

okay, for me if i have a child, i can never sell my child even how much money someone pays me because my child is my happiness. or lets say you have all the money in the world but someone you love was diagnosed very ill , cannot be cured, and will die in a few days by the best doctor in the world you paid.Even if you give all your money to the doctor, that someone will still die. or if you have all the money in the world but youre stuck on a deserted island alone and nobody can find you there until you die, will you be happy?.Can money give you happiness?I think with money we can pursue happiness.. but its not a guarantee that we can buy happiness with money.

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
handi2013(12) Clarified
1 point

then we are talking about money where they was useful in the city not in the desert

351 days ago | Side: No, it can't.
1 point

I MAY ONLY BE SIXTEEN AND MAYBE SOME MAY SAY MY ARGUMENT IS BASED ON AGE BUT DU-UH I DO HAVE BRAINS.WITH INVENTIONS EVERYDAY AND EVERYBODY TRYING TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT EVERYTHING THEY ENGAGE THEMSELVES IN,ITS BECOMING PRETTY OBVIOUS THAT THERE IS NO HAPPINESS WITHOUT MONEY.NO AMOUNTS OF LOVE CAN MAKE YOU WEALTHY BUT IF YOU WEALTHY THAN YOUR HAPPINESS RELIES ON WHO YOU CHOOSE TO SPEND YOUR MONEY WITH.IF YOU DON'T AGREE THAN ITS QUIET CLEAR YOU DON'T HAVE A MONEY MAKING MINDSET

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

MONEY IS SOMETHING WHICH GIVES US HAPPINESS FOR A WHILE BUT AFTER SOME TIME ,THAT HAPPINESS BECOME A DAILY THING N WE START GETTING BORE FROM IT,,,, AND AGAIN THE SEARCH OH HAPPINESS BEGIN!!!!!!!!!!

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

There is no guarantee that money can buy happiness, but one thing is for certain, a lack of money (i.e. poverty) will make most people unhappy!

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

No it can't directly but it can provide financial security which can create a feeling of safety, this can lead to a relaxed life= happiness.

And in reverse a lack of money can lead to financial hardship which causes stress= less happiness

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

Oh my god, so many hypocrits on the left side! Money rules the world, can't you get it and yes you can buy happiness with money otherwise forget about presents and smiles on your faces when you get them, forget about college/ university, forget about art and fashion, forget about travelling and going out, don't tell me you dont care how you look or how you spend your time, go live as a recluse - then we''ll talk

1 year ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
1 point

Let's face the reality. I strongly agree that money really can buy happiness. Let say money can't buy happiness but why a person was disappointed when his not getting any present for his birthday.Don't be hyprocrites. :D

6 days ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
0 points

Years ago I would have said a clear conscience, security and love give you true happiness, but then along comes someone with an accusation that you dont have the money to fight and you get stuck in a whirlwind of the destruction of everything you have struggled for, finding the love that you thought existed, didn't, there is no security and a clear conscience means nothing when someone has the means and support behind their lies. Give me money any day. At least then there would be an even footing and the provisions for proving innoscence.

5 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!
0 points

money is everything .money can buy you a house ,good things to eat and cosy bed to sleep.but without a single penny in the night you will be wandering on the streets for money .so that you can buy food.so that you can sleep on a cosy bed .so money can and does bring happiness .

2 years ago | Side: Gimme money!!!


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