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Monday, 4 July 2011

Happiness hypothesis

Here is a link to something very interesting. In spite of increased economic and material prosperity in the West, there has been an increase in social problems, crime, depression, etc., and a decrease in personal contentment.

http://www.religionandsociety.org.uk/uploads/docs/2009_12/1259854421_Graham_2009_article.pdf

This paper, which is quite long, discusses this problem, and the role religion plays in man's sense of well-being.

1 comment:

Gorges Smythe said...

Too long for me to read, but your last sentence gave the answer I expected.