20 Oct '11, 12am

Those who moan about lack of happiness in S'pore should ask themselves: Can they do more to show tolerance, compassion?

In a widely cited study, "A Global Projection of Subjective Well-being: A Challenge to Positive Psychology?" by Adrian G. White of the University of Leicester in 2007, Bhutan ranked eighth out of 178 countries in Subjective Well-Being, a metric that has been used by many psychologists since 1997. I think what MR KHAW needs to realize is that if i were to let him tour several of the pathetic one-room HDB flats, he'd realize that many residents, LIKE THE BHUTANESE he saw, would think Shangri-La exists everywhere but here. I believe these are the Singaporeans that Sylvia is speaking up for and not the white collared affluent sorts at Raffles Place! And for heavens sake, can parliamentary intellect be scaled? It's very unbecoming and indecorous of a minister to poison the well this way based on a few things he saw when we all know that global indicators all exalt bhutanese wel...

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