“Is it a perfect philosophy believing in a moneyless society? Are there other ways to measure human well-being or happiness than GDP? Measure and facilitate the use of human well-being models on a systematic level is not easy as practice come before any theory, we can study history, well as various cultures without or less depended on material goods. Buddhism and indigenous religions might be a starting point. The outcome of a measurable index on human well-being is the basic set of fundamental variables what create conditions for happiness. These parameter or key eras are the condition for life, engagement, purpose, trust, optimism, and life satisfaction
Big Pharma invents new medicines only for patent reasons, as soon as a patent no longer are valid and medication generic other pharmaceutical companies are free to produce the same drug with a lower price. Since patenting, create a monopoly, the maker’s price-setting high and hardly affordable without governmentally subsidised. At the same time pharma, untruthfully communicate unethically using their employed scientists.
Pema Chädrön is a wise woman and this book is an important book for everybody not only Buddhists, in a world developing faster than ever with more choices than ever. Still, we have developed a world of fear with financial crises and terrorism. This beautiful book is pinpointing the need to develop true compassion for others. Read more…
Real happiness comes from within, don’t seek outside — the third and final post in the happiness series.
Happiness comes when we manage to escape our desire is the second post in a series discussing happiness and human well-being in the twenty-first century