Happiness Index

Philosophically Speaking – What, Factors Constitute Great Nations, Great Leaders, and Great Followers

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself” — Henry Ward Beecher (1813 ―1887). The world has witnessed many different political systems of leadership (from dictatorship to democracy), and many types of leaders (from autocratic to democratic) but what factors constitute great nations, great Leaders, and great...

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Philosophically Speaking: What Factors Make a Happy Nation?

The “aggregate” happiness of individuals, married couples, families, and communities make a happy nation. Speaking from a broader perspective, one can conclude that effective leadership, good governance, and hospitable ecological conditions are also factors that contribute to the happiness of a nation. For a country to achieve and sustain a high “National Happiness Index”...

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