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Although studies show that people from rich countries are generally happier than those from poor countries, the same studies indicate that poor people lead more meaningful lives. People from rich countries have more thin... More »

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Some of the most obvious advantages of public welfare include a greater level of equality amongst citizens, happier people, and less crime. Some of the greatest disadvantages of welfare include high tax rates and large g... More »

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The wealth or poverty of nations depends primarily on intrinsic factors: geography, climate and availability or lack of resources. Having a geographic location proximate to large, thriving population centers plays a larg... More »

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