Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Progressive Thinking

"Gross National Happiness (GNH)" vs. "Gross Domestic Product (GDP)"

Please see Nature Editorial, "Progressive Thinking".

What do you think?

3 comments:

  1. Happiness would be only marginally more difficult to measure that'product' so why not ? Although I would be wary of the methods for collecting the data. Look what happend when box ticking becomes more important than people in Staffordshire.

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  2. It is getting one's priorities right that is important.

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  3. Definatly a step in the right direction, and one that I think would work well with the possible future changes to the NHS. Though one to be taken with caution I think its all too easy for these ideals to become totalitarian.

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