Astus wrote:It certainly sounds more challenging to make people happy than to get them a proper salary. Not that any of that are generally achieved by most countries.
In any case, consumerism and destruction of the environment is not good for the happiness of people (or animals).
East Asian cities in general will happily rip apart their environment, plaster cement all over it, build McDonalds everywhere and call it progress, meanwhile their suicide rates sky rocket.
Bhutan is very intelligent for not doing this.