Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"Car Talk"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
UPCOMING
Mark Kleiman Talks Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hazda About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
RECENT
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
The Good Foods Of Lent
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?

Measuring Happiness
Measuring Happiness

Listen
AIR DATE: February 25, 2013

Economists who have been calculating gross domestic product and trade deficits for years have turned their attention to happiness. They want to know what makes people happy, and what governments can do to promote more happiness in their citizens. But first they have to know how to measure happiness in the first place. So what does happiness mean to you? And do you know what you need to acheive happiness?

GUESTS

Carol Graham, author, Happiness Around the World: The Paradox of Happy Peasants and Miserable Millionaires

Steven Kalas, counselor and columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Pastor Robert Fowler, Victory Missionary Baptist Church  


LINKS
comments powered by Disqus
COMMENTS:
I would guess that any pastor, having seen every side of life and worked with often thousands of people, would be highly qualified to speak on happiness. They, of any profession, would be exposed to the depths and the heights of human emotion and be well placed to contritbute to the dialgue.
CarolineFeb 24, 2013 18:02:45 PM
Why does State of Nevada continue to have ... Pastor Fowler as a guest? Also, what qualifies him to give an opinion on happiness? [part of the text of this comment has been deleted for reasons of civility.]
SergeFeb 21, 2013 10:30:22 AM
© 2013 NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO   
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.