幸福就是平等

伦敦—不丹国王想让我们所有人都更幸福一点。政府,他说,应该把目标放在人民的国民幸福总值(Gross National Happiness)上,而不是国民生产总值上。这一新观点代表了一种转变,还是只是一时兴起?

很容易就可以看出,在经济增长变得如此困难的受,政府为什么应该淡化它。据估计,今年欧元区根本不会发生增长。英国经济正在收缩。希腊经济下滑已经好几年了。即使是中国,预计也会发生减速。

毫无疑问,这种情绪会随着增长的恢复而烟消云散,本应如此嘛。但是,更深层次的关于增长的态度变化已经展开,在未来,经济增长将不再像以前那样如同北极星一样重要了,特别是在发达国家。

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