It is the natural right of every human being to be happy--to escape all the miseries of life. Happiness is the normal condition, as natural as the landscapes and the seasons. It is unnatural to suffer and it is only because of our ignorance that we do suffer. Happiness is the product of wisdom.
As the distribution of power in the United States shifts to the privileged one percent, it becomes more and more difficult for those not born into that elite class to attain a degree of the success enjoyed by their fathers. Louis William Rogers, early 20th proponent of reincarnation, life after death, karma, esoteric mysticism, and matters of philosophical idealism has created this excellent motivational piece still applicable in the 21st century.