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The Balloon Theory

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STATUTORY WARNING: THIS POST IS NOT ONE WHERE I SAY THAT I AM THE GREATEST HUMAN BEING ON EARTH. IF YOU THINK IT'S A NARCISSISTIC RANT, THEN LEAVE AND STAY UNHAPPY FOREVER, YOU JERK.
Lately, I've been doing a lot of thinking
Now don't you dare to say - oh, Archie, but don't you always think
You should instead ask, "What exactly are you thinking, Archie?" 
Well, I've been brainstorming a lot over happiness. How our own happiness is often not dictated by us, but by a lot of other materialistic things and... people
I mean, think about it.
Like, some of us will only be happy if we do an internship/get a job at a big Fortune 500 company. Some of us will be only happy if we take up something that gives us prestige. Some of us will be only happy if we run away from our current environment to some place unknown and start anew. 
Oh, and the most glaring example of all: Some of us will be only happy if we have the person that we love the most. 
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