Joy by Zadie Smith
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Zadie Smith explains the difference between the emotions of Joy and Pleasure with vivid examples. A lifetime of Joy could sound great, but along with it comes terror and delight that it may outweigh positively. Pleasure can relieve the burden of pain, temporarily being a source of happiness that can be replaced. On the contrary, Joy takes time and the construction of multiple emotions; it's harder to achieve and to be replaced.

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