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Decadence is defined excessive money and no sense of responsibility, an indulgence into pleasure, defying morality.
As an art movement, it appeared in the late 19th century, and can be identified with symbolism and aestheticism, it was and experimentation in art and life, led by the belief that “the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom”. 161 more words
Like his teacher Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) believed that happiness is the highest good. Like Bentham, he defines it as the achievement of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. 250 more words