Friday, July 18, 2008

Is happiness the point?

[HT: Will Wilkinson] This has come up before, but there is a debate about whether children actually make parents happy. The 'scientific' evidence says no but the 'anecdotal' evidence says yes. Newsweek have a piece on this issue and can't resolve the debate. My best guess is that happiness isn't the point but once again it all too philosophical for a weekend so I'll leave it at that.