There’s more to the measuring the health of a Nation and its People than Economic Growth & Progress. And, there’s less. Progress brings with it problems, as well as benefits. Recessions actually have positive side effects, along with the many negative ones. And there are other factors that don’t have dollar signs attached: access to safe streets, good education, real food.
With thanks for the tip on the below to Daniel Epstein:
“Robert Kennedy on GDP in 1968… his words are even more true today (2 minute speech)”
For more: Gross National Happiness is the alternative, and a better and more meaningful and effective alternative.
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