Tuesday, July 18, 2006

The Vanuatu life

A piece on Yahoo! tech news asks "Do more tech toys make you happier?"
As one might guess, the answer is a resounding "NO," because with those tech gadgets come all sorts of things like work and stress. Nothing particularly surprising there. The interesting thing was the study, done by London-based New Economics Foundation (NEF) measured happiness by a "Happy Planet Index." They came up with the happiest place: Vanuatu (an island in the South Pacific, that relies primarily on tourism and small-scale agriculture. They were, again not surprisingly, quite low on the GDP scale.
I know where I'm going to absorb some happiness!

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