Those melancholy Danes have now cheered up, to the point that Denmark is now the happiest place on earth. The USA ranks up there at number 16, despite reports of record dissatisfaction. According to the study, happiness rates are actually way up since the first such survey in 1981. It’s interesting to track how the different countries measured up. U.S. Territory Puerto Rico is second, and strife-torn Columbia is third.
The happiness index
About Gene Veith
Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.