Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

Question Two: GDP and HDI are at odds with GNH on the one level that highlights the immeasurable but important positives of life. As stated, GDP seeks to measure social welfare on the basis of economic prosperity in terms of the nation’s success (and thus, capacity) to produce goods/services. GNH on the other hand measures […]

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How to Improve People’s Lives in Developing Countries

How to measure development? Few can deny that the world’s wealth is highly concentrated. ‘Populations of North America and Eastern Europe eat well, consume most of the world’s fuels, live in generally well serviced homes while many people in Africa, Asia and America are less fortunate. ’ In those areas majority of population lack balanced […]

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Is It Possble to Protect the Environment When Many Countries Require Increasing Amounts of Energy to Progress?

According to Alan M. Eddison, “Modern technology owes ecology an apology. ” This is definitely true as economies and technologies have developed recklessly at the expense of the environment. The world has seen huge increases in consumption of the Earth’s scarce resources ever since the Industrial Revolution in the 1800s and countries, especially the developed […]

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