01 Nov '11, 9pm

What is Happiness? #sgpolitics

Another example is people’s unhappiness with employment and income. While money may not buy happiness, it is necessary in order to achieve a higher standard of living, better quality of education, healthcare and housing. Of course people are unhappy when their wages are depressed by import of cheap foreign labour or their jobs taken over by cheaper foreign workers. Increasing the GDP in this manner does not improve the lot of the people affected nor boost the happiness index. The government can do something about it.

Full article: http://www.sgpolitics.net/?p=7203

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