#6 — Matters of Principle

Magic Tricks

Allen argues that individual happiness and membership in a community are inextricably linked. Do you agree? What happens if the community demands something of you that you feel impinges on your happiness?

Our individual pursuit of happiness leads us to form collectivities through which we pursue the safety and happiness of the whole.

Allen, Danielle (2014-06-23). Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality (p. 169). Liveright. Kindle Edition.