Balloons of Bhutan

Since 1972, Bhutan has been attracting international attention as the only country in the world that quantifies its nation’s well-being not by Gross National Product, the narrow and soulless measure of our economic monoculture, but by Gross National Happiness. In 2007, artist Jonathan Harris traveled to Bhutan to explore the Gross National Happiness paradigm.

Continue reading “Balloons for Bhutan: Jonathan Harris Documents Happiness” by Maria Popova at Brain Pickings.

Visit Balloons of Bhutan: Stories of Happiness in the Last Himalayan Kingdom.

[Top Image: Jonathan Harris]


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