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Geography of Bliss

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Alex Shells

on 14 April 2015

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Transcript of Geography of Bliss

The Geography of Bliss
By: Eric Weiner
travels to many countries
interviews people on what makes nations happy
asks can geography cause of their happiness
Book Summary
Where is the happiest place on Earth? (No, it's not Disney!)
Do expectations and trust play a role in happiness?
How does culture play a role in happiness?
What makes the people of one country happier than another?
Are people happier in a democracy, or are not happy?
Does religion play a role in happiness?
Do the wealth of society tell the working people that to achieve happiness they must work to the bone and yet achieve nothing?
Our Questions
Wallerstein's World Systems Theory
Rostow's Ladder of Development
HDI (Human Development Index)
HPI (Happy Planet Index)
GNHI (Gross National Happiness Index)
Theories/Models
Chapter Summaries
Madison McManners,
NaomieAdams, and Alex Shells

Chapter 1: Netherlands:
recklessness/no rules
Chapter 2: Switzerland:
conjoyment
Chapter 3: Bhutan:
Shangri-la doesn't exists
Chapter 4: Qatar:
lack of culture, lack of happiness
Chapter 5: Iceland:
failing is okay
Chapter Summaries
Chapter 6: Moldova:
hope needed
Chapter 7: Thailand:
take a page from Elsa's book and let it go
Chapter 8: Great Britain:
patience
Chapter 9: India:
community is key
Chapter 10: United States:
happiness is home
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