Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness | Jarrod Brown | TEDxACU
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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness | Jarrod Brown | TEDxACU

Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Denise RQ By the end of 2016, more than 5,000 people had drowned crossing the Mediterranean Sea. While indeed a large number of them were fleeing conflict, an overwhelming number of them were fleeing for their lives of trying to survive in extreme poverty. …

Rethinking consumption: Measuring success through well-being and happiness
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Rethinking consumption: Measuring success through well-being and happiness

So, thank you for having me, thanks, Mike, for the introduction, Elder Whiskeyjack and Councillors. I’m gonna rip through seven minutes of shock and awe, hopefully inspiring some new thinking. As Michael said, as Mike said, I just returned from Seoul, Korea where I was invited by the mayor of …

The Economics of Happiness: Crash Course Econ #35
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The Economics of Happiness: Crash Course Econ #35

Hi, I’m Adriene Hill, and this is Crash Course Economics. So, you want to be happy? Here’s your checklist: Get a job where you make about $82,000 a year. Do not get fired from that job. Make sure your commute is no more than 22 minutes. And, please, please: you’ve …

Buying Happiness | Cognitive Dissonance
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Buying Happiness | Cognitive Dissonance

Have you ever noticed that there is no Nobel Prize for psychology? Because there is no money to be made in psychology. So the few times someone has won the prize for something psychology related, they’re usually earning the Nobel Prize for Economics. So we’re not going to talk about …

Work & Happiness: The Human Cost of Welfare – Full Video
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Work & Happiness: The Human Cost of Welfare – Full Video

Human beings thrive on work. Independent of money, work brings us satisfaction, fulfillment, and happiness. It’s indisputable. Work and happiness are deeply linked. But for these Americans, finding sustainable work is a daily challenge. There are 47 million Americans who live in poverty, and survive only with the aid of …

Work & Happiness: The Human Cost of Welfare – Trailer
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Work & Happiness: The Human Cost of Welfare – Trailer

Human beings thrive on work. Independent of money, work brings us satisfaction, fulfillment, and happiness. It’s indisputable. Work and happiness are deeply linked. But for these Americans, finding sustainable work is a daily challenge. There are 47 million Americans who live in poverty, and survive only with the aid of …

Providence A Necessary And Sufficient Practical Theology from kiwiconnexion
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Providence A Necessary And Sufficient Practical Theology from kiwiconnexion

Caring for people is a part and parcel of a civilised society. It is possible in this way. Any nation is enriched when all individuals feel they matter, that they’ re cared for and are of worth. Theologians have long had a term for this kind of universal care. It …

PS. Explain This: Awakening the Bear Market?
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PS. Explain This: Awakening the Bear Market?

After a wave of volatility, global stock markets appear to be stabilizing. The question is whether the recent correction was just a dress rehearsal for a market rout yet to come. The recent gyrations began after the US Department of Labor reported that wages increased more than expected in January. …

The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz
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The paradox of choice | Barry Schwartz

I’m going to talk to you about some stuff that’s in this book of mine that I hope will resonate with other things you’ve already heard, and I’ll try to make some connections myself, in case you miss them. But I want to start with what I call the “official …