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Session 7:

Session NO.: #7
 Session Name: (I’m jealous of myself!)
o Suggested Key Words: , envy, covetousness, enviousness, etc.
o Developed by: “Mohammad Hossein Hariri Asl”

Questions:
1. Describe some special facial expressions on a jealous person’s face.
2. Why is envy characterized according to one of the 7 deadly sins in Christianity?
3. What are the primary causes of jealousy?
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4. How can you get rid of jealousy?
5. Is there anything positive or advantageous about being jealous?
 Related Idioms:
1. Green-eyed monster: jealousy
2. To eat one’s heart out: to suffer from a pang of jealousy
3. Sour grapes: used to show that sb is pretending that he dislikes sth because actually he cannot have it, although he desperately desires it.

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This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Sasan 2 days, 20 hours ago.

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  • #40593

    Dr. Hariri
    Keymaster

    Would you rather be happy yet slow-witted and unimaginative, or unhappy yet bright and creative? For instance, would you rather live the life of a brilliant yet tortured artist, such as Vincent van Gogh, or that of a happy but carefree soul who is a bit simple-minded?

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    Sasan
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    I prefer to challenge this question at first and bring up my viewpoint next.
    There are different successful people in the world who reached the apex through different procedures. Although some have faced torture to reach their goals, it does not mean we have to necessarily lose something in our life to climb the ladder of success. Anyway, I suppose the most enjoyable part of life is making progress and relying on your abilities to flourish and thrive. So, I personally go for intelligence and innovation rather than happiness along with naivety. Many people have lived an ordinary life so far and repeating this story can never excite me at all. We need to gain new adventurous experiences and foster our abilities so as to break out of comfort zone.

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