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HIGH PLEASURE: From John Stuart Mill — the idea of pleasures typically associated with the intellect. Examples include the pleasure of reading a stimulating philosophy book, or creating a work of art.

LOW PLEASURE: From John Stuart Mill — the idea of pleasures typically associated with the body, often referred to as the animal pleasures. The pleasure of a good night’s sleep or quenching one’s thirst with a cold glass of water are lower pleasures.

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