Social Indicators of Development
The main social indicators of development include education, health, employment rates and gender equality.
What is Happiness?
Happy – lucky, fortunate; contented with one’s lot, glad or pleased[i] Synonyms [of happy]: Pleasure, joy, exhilaration, bliss, contentedness, delight, enjoyment, satisfaction.[ii] “Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence” (Aristotle) [iii] “The very purpose of life is to seek happiness.” (The Dalai Llama)[iv] It Sounds crazy – especially…
Age of Absurdity – Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy
Michael Foley: The Age of Absurdity – Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to Be Happy (2010) Most of what modern society tells you about how to be happy is wrong – at least according to a wealth of psychological and sociological research, most modern philosophers and the the insights of pretty much every religious…