May 20, 2008

Happy people

Ireland... a land of high divorce rates, teenage pregnancies, and ....happy people!

How so? Read this fascinating article about how this country of 310,000-odd people has succeeded in creating an utopian-sounding society, despite being beset with would be seen by most other societies as myriad problems. And to think it was one of the poorest nations in Europe at the start of the 20th century.

How did it manage this? By being very practical.
It is a largely pagan country, as the natives like to see it, unburdened by the taboos that generate so much distress elsewhere. That means they are practical people.
Link via a post at India Uncut.

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