Happiness Index

Conflict Avoidance is the Highest Essential to Enable Happiness

“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.” ― Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870) Can happiness exist in an environment of conflict? We begin with “conflict avoidance” because it is...

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Birth, Race, Religion, Culture, Colour, and Happiness

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” —Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) Who does not want to be happy? People’s “search for happiness” rarely take into consideration their...

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