Philosophy matters

Nice article from The Guardian about teaching philosophy to children. It’s not just good for marks and job prospects; it’s good for life.


What matters? How do we measure (and define) progress?

A Manifesto For Wellbeing proposes that governments should be committed to the wellbeing of the societies they represent.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics published its Measures of Australia’s Progress (MAP) in 2011, after community consultation around the theme of “is life getting better?”

And the UK-based New Economics Foundation put out its Wellbeing Manifesto in 2004.