This is a great lecture that I came across on T.E.D., a remarkable site I’ve had on the “Lifestyle & Creative Resources” list for some time.
This video lecture by journalist Benjamin Wallace is about the pitfalls of trying to put a price tag on happiness. He tested out a number of the world’s “best” things and has some interesting observations to share. It’s both funny and uncomfortably informative.
It actually reminded me of my post on aspirational luxury from early last year. With all that’s going on in global economics right now, I think most everyone is doing a little reassessing of their own. What brings true happiness and what is its price; does it even have a price?
Hopefully this short video will put things in a more realistic perspective. Oh, it’s also pretty funny.