17 Oct '11, 5pm

So As To Achieve... Happiness: Blinkymummy

So As To Achieve... Happiness: Blinkymummy

"Back home, our children pledge every day to achieve “happiness, prosperity and progress for our nation”. Since independence, Singapore has focused on achieving prosperity and progress. Has happiness been forgotten, despite the words in our pledge? Or maybe it has been assumed that once there is prosperity and progress, happiness would automatically follow. But has it? Does prosperity and progress come sometimes at the expense of happiness? Prosperity and progress are certainly important, but they cannot be ends in themselves. Surely they should be the means to an end – the happiness of Singaporeans as a whole."

Full article: http://blinkymummy.blogspot.com/2011/10/so-as-to-achieve-...

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