Can the idea of ‘spiritual health’ or ‘spiritual wellbeing’ enrich our understanding of happiness, or is it just a rather confusing and distracting way of talking about mental wellbeing? What plausible secular reason could anyone have for distinguishing ‘mind’ and ‘spirit’?
World Happiness Report 2017: some ‘explaining’ still to be done.
The World Happiness Reports are becoming some of the most important global evaluative documents. Since they remain inevitably number-fixated, are there ways of making the statistical analysis of happiness at national and global levels more interesting and persuasive, without resorting to implausible claims about causality?