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Good and pleasant lives

Seligman equated the good life with the life of virtue. The pleasant life is happy in the normal, “Hollywood” sense.

How do the good, pleasant, and meaningful lives lead to ultimate well-being?

Positive psychology recognizes the PERMA model of well-being. PERMA is broken down into positive emotion (P), engagement (E), relationships (R), meaning (M), and achievement (A).

The pleasant life consists in a lot of positive emotion, P. Where does this leave the good life of virtue?