Essay about Money Can't Buy Happiness
Wealth without work.
Pleasure without conscience.
Knowledge without character.
Commerce without morality.
Science without humanity.
Worship without sacrifice.
Politics without principle."
-- Mahatma Gandhi
The Kingdom of Bhutan is pursuing a bold new social experiment. They want to demonstrate that a spartan rural society join the high-tech world without surrendering its soul.  Bhutan is an extraordinary place; seemingly untouched through the course of time. Resting in the heart of the Himalayas, it has remained in self-imposed detachment for centuries, apart from the rest of the world. "Since its doors were cautiously opened in 1974, visitors have been mesmerized: the environment is pristine, …show more content…
•Despite the astounding economic growth between 1958 and 2010, Americans reported feeling significantly less well-off in 2010 than they had many years before. 
•Americans reporting that they were "very happy" were no more numerous in 2010 than in 1957. 
•Percentage of 18 to 29 year-olds who think they have a very good chance of achieving "the good life": 1978: 41% 2010: 21 % 
•Rise in per capita consumption in the U.S. in the last 20 years: 45%