Read each of the following passages and answer the items that follow. Your answers to these items should be based on the passages only.
The chief condition of happiness, the barring certain physical prerequisites, is the life of reason-the specific guts and power of man, virtue, or rather excellence, will depend in clear judgement, self control, symmetry of desire, artistry of means; it is not the possession of the simple man, nor the gift of innocent intent, but the
achievement of experience in the fully developed man. Yet there is road to it, a guide to excellence, which may save many detours and delays; it is the middle way the golden mean. The qualities of character can be arranged in triads in each of which the first and the last qualities will be extremes and vices, and the middle quality a virtue or an excellence. So between sloth and greed is ambitions; between humility and pride is modesty; between secrecy and loquacity, honesty; between moroseness and buffoonery, good humour between quarrelsomeness and flattery friendship between Hamlets indecisiveness and Quixote’s impulsiveness is Self control. ‘Right’ in ethics or conduct is not different from right in mathematics or engineering; it means correct fit what works best to the best results.
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