Today Is the International Day of Happiness

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 11:16 am

Today marks the second ever International Day of Happiness!

Inspired by the concept of “Gross Happiness” and originating from the Kingdom of Bhutan’s fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, also known as The “Dragon King.” The Dragon King saw the importance of government in helping strike a balance between the spiritual and the material. He advocated on policies focused on increasing the happiness of his people.

 

Krugman on the Debt Debate: Cults, Centrism and Balance

By: Wednesday July 27, 2011 1:45 pm

It’s not just the media’s cultish addiction to some perverted “centrist” view. It’s also the media’s unwillingness to explain that when the President and Congress use terms like “balanced” or “shared sacrifice,” they don’t mean what you think they mean.

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