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Why humans cannot be completely happy

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What do humans want? To be happy. But what is happiness? Happiness, apparently, is that thing Nichomachean Ethics was along the lines of "the final human good, the end to which other goods are merely means".
which humans really want.  A circular definition would indeed make happiness elusive. The definition I found in Aristotle's

Dentistry and fillings

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Six fillings. I was surprised too, considering that I've had only one filling previously, and most of my dentists' comments on my every-two-years checkups have been along the lines of "I wish I had teeth like yours".