So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind, while just the art of being kind Is all the sad world needs.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Oct 31, 2002-- In 1957, when economist John Galbraith described the United States as The Affluent Society, the average per-person income, expressed in today's dollars, was 8000. Today, the figure is 16,000. In spite of that doubling in real income, the number telling the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center that they are "very happy" has declined from 35% in 1957 to 30% today. (719 reads)


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