Contrast the following:
"It is by looking deeply into the nature of suffering that we discover the path of transformation and healing. Without suffering, there is no happiness and no path to happiness. We can even speak about the goodness of suffering because suffering helps us to learn and grow".
-from "How to Fight", by Thich Nhat Hanh
"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind". (Just a title, but those six words speak volumes).
Movie. Written by Charlie Kaufman
Two very different worldviews. Which is healthier? To be aspired to? Is one outlook or goal "better" than the other? Or is there a time and a place for everything, including these opposing points of view?