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I'd Have More Happiness Units if You Hadn't Seized my TV

September 10, 2007

Tags InterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology

"Conservatives" in Britain are proposing a ban on plasma TVs, and are reviewing other electronics products as well for using too much energy, says the Sun.

My favorite line in the article, though, is this: "The group will also suggest scrapping Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of the nation's success in favour of a model that measures people's happiness drawn up by Friends of the Earth."

I could comment on this, but what is there to say?

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