By Nic Marks
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It is now overwhelmingly transparent in spite of the fact that, says Nic Marks during this essay, that the blind pursuit of financial progress has created an entire set of social and environmental concerns which are quickly undermining the capability happiness and health and wellbeing of present and destiny generations.
Much of contemporary existence is predicated at the assumption that happiness comes from financial prosperity. Many -- politicians, media and electorate alike -- appear to suppose the aim of presidency is to maintain the financial system relocating. the following, Nic Marks argues that the blind pursuit of financial progress has created an atmosphere that really undermines our happiness. He bargains a few daring feedback on how countries and folks can go back to a shared universal goal: nurturing well-being.
About the author:
Nic Marks is the founding father of the Centre for wellbeing and fitness, an self sustaining imagine tank on the New Economics origin in London.
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For in law, as in semiotic meaning making more generally, to paraphrase Kenneth Burke, every creation is also an act of nihilation. ” Yet, ultimately, the task before us is not one of exclusion, but rather of cultivating a more robust heterogeneity in the way we conceive and practice the art and science of visual legal meaning making. As Martin Jay writes: “Rather than erect another hierarchy, it may therefore be more useful to acknowledge the plurality of scopic regimes now available to us. Rather than demonize one or another, it may be less dangerous to explore the implications, both positive and negative, of each” (Jay 1988).
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The Happiness Manifesto: How Nations and People Can Nurture Well-Being (TED series) by Nic Marks