This nifty article from the NY Times examines a movement to expand how we precieve the wealth of a nation.
Anyone want to move to Bhutan with me?
A New Measure of Well-Being from a Happy Little Kingdom
"The goal of life should not be limited to production, consumption, more production and more consumption," said Thakur S. Powdyel, a senior official in the Bhutanese Ministry of Education. "There is no necessary relationship between the level of possession and the level of well-being."