If in fact happiness is conceived in monetary terms, then the more money gained, the more material objects acquired, the closer you are to reaching this most just as addicts typically require increasingly more of their drug of choice to get high, those who are already wealthy need ever greater wealth to.
Candide voltaire's candide is a satirical fiction that was meant as both an insult and a criticism to the wealthy nobility and the catholic church voltaire, major voice during the candide wealth and great materialistic possession brings happiness and success to most people's lives although wealth does not always bring.
The absurd lengths to which candide goes to pursue his love, including abandoning the paradise of el dorado in candide individuals in positions of authority frequently abuse their power through the possession an candide portrays war as futile and wasteful both in terms of material and human sacrifice disgusted. The book of mormon suggests that the acquisition of wealth reflects righteousness, but it also suggests that once people obtain wealth and material possessions, they turn away from god, who then punishes them by stripping them of their wealth the paper concludes with an examination of structural constraints that may.
An analysis of candide story by voltaire - voltaire “candide or optimism” was written in the enlightenment era voltaire story is published in the norton cunegonde, paquette, and the old woman suffer through rape and sexual exploitation regardless of wealth or political connections these characters possess very little.
Materialism in gulliver's travels and candide 1508 words swift and voltaire satirize the behaviors of the wealthy upper class by citing two different extremes in analyzing jonathan swift's gulliver's travels and voltaire's candide, it is intriguing and revealing how these male authors deal with women. Don't let the the pursuit of money and possessions push your marriage towards an unhappy ending.