What makes a happy society? – Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum

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If you read this article , they are right that money and materialistic things alone do not not guarantee social happiness.  There are other factors like social welfare and social cohesion that make people happier. Social welfare like health insurance whether private or public , unemployment insurance and retirement transfers when people retire can increase level of happiness and trust in their countries  , so that employees will feel , happier, more productive and more secure. SOCIAL COHESION is the feeling of belonging to one’s country or
community. A person feeling love and cared about in his country or community will be happier and more profuctive in his social life and work as well.
     With respect to social welfare , Scandinavian countries like Sweden , Finland,  Denmark and Norway rank first in the world in terms of social welfare. They are right that health care and education give people more freedom and happiness , as they can help improve financial situation and quality of life. Educated and healthy people will have a better way of living including more freedom to choose to live the way they want. Many factors can contribute to happiness socially. Maybe we can achieve more happiness in the world due to improved standards of living worldwide even in developing countries in Africa, Latin America ,South and East Asia. We hope and wait to see a happier world to live in as time passes by.

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