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What Does "The Pursuit of Happiness" Mean For American Communities?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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The writers of the Declaration of Independence had a way with words; the promise of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness has a ring to it in a way that Canada's Peace, Order and Good Government doesn't. Over at the NRDC Switchboard , Kaid Benfield writes a long post about happiness, trying to answer the questions: So the concept of happiness is embedded in our national DNA. But does "the pursuit" of this "inalienable Right" have meaning for public policy? For community? For the environment? For land use and planning? ... Read the full story on TreeHugger





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