fix articles 133444, happiness
New Prosperity. Is a paradigm-shift necessary given the limits of economic growth? (tags)
Politicians and economists have adhered to the principle of steady growth. One possible explanation may be that "central areas of society, politics and the economy.... are existentially dependent on constant growth"
Less Growth = More Happiness (tags)
The question about alternatives to the dominant western model of life and greowth becomes increasingly urgent together with the looming-or already occurred-surpassing of Peak Oil. New measurements of prosperity include life satisfaction, access to health care and education
Is Happiness History? (tags)
Colin Quinn was performing his brilliant one man show "Long Story Short" (directed by Jerry Seinfeld) to a sold-out crowd. In addition to nonstop laughs on historical topics, the show offered profound insights. I was particularly intrigued by Colin’s observation that (the pursuit of) “happiness” is part of Declaration of Independence, yet “no other country has made it their policy to cheer people up.” How ironic, I thought.
Better Instead of More (tags)
Economics could be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing self-determination and creativity. Economics changes with the times. Once saving was the elixir and then spending was the elixir. Frank Rotering in "Needs and Limits" discusses "ecological overshoot."
Does Money Buy Happiness? (tags)
A new article in Science Daily says money does not by happiness.
Gross Social Happiness (tags)
Social capital has dangerously disappeared in the last years and decades. In the whole economy, there should be more cooperation and less competition, more sustainability and less monetary striving for gain. One cannot solve problems with the same thinking that caused the problems,
Working for a Community of Life (tags)
Today Boff doesn't speak of liberation but of life protection for the excluded. Sixty years ago Gandhi explained the earth has enough for all people. That is still true today. But the earth will never produce enough for the squanderers.
Happiness and the Self-Growing Seed (tags)
My theme is long-term happiness, a happiness that remains despite blows of fate. Jesus describes God's new world or happiness as an interaction event. Happiness arises in our trust that what we do will find an echo.
George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation (tags)
President George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation
God's Message To The World Today (tags)
God's concern for mankind, his views on current events, and suggested solutions.
The System: Capitalism and its Role in American Society’s Plunge into the Abyss. (tags)
commentary and analysis of capitalism's devastating role in american society. good read
The Pursuit of Happiness (tags)
Here is an opportunity to use international law to enable the Pursuit of Happiness.
Where is your nobility? (tags)
Strong Government = Weak Individuals (tags)
From The Fourth World book.
The Only 'Action' That Can Work (tags)
Assuming love is real.
The Reality of Manifesting a World of Trust (tags)
virtue owns happiness (tags)
Virtue 101 (tags)
A primer for those interested in being good.