Creating a Happy Society

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Prospect Magazine has a blue
skies article on the intersection between the psychology of happiness and
politics. It asks how the research about what makes us happy can inform the way
we organise our society.
While most of the suggestions
made in this article are sensible, the weak link is motivation. Do we really
want to be happy, and if we do, is there any reason for the political machine
to deliver the changes that are required? These are simple but fundamental
the author
Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD
is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from
University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology.
He has been writing about
scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book
“Making Habits, Breaking Habits” (Da Capo, 2003) and several ebooks.
Kayode Ojo
Kayode Emmanuel Ojo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at SHEFFA Limited. He is presently studying Computer Science at the National Open University, Victoria Island, Lagos.