IS LIFE GETTING BETTER ? How long and happy people live in modern society

@inproceedings{Veenhoven2005ISLG,
  title={IS LIFE GETTING BETTER ? How long and happy people live in modern society},
  author={Ruut Veenhoven},
  year={2005}
}
Human society has changed much over the last centuries and this process of 'modernization' has profoundly affected the lives of individuals; currently we live quite different lives from those forefathers lived only five generations ago. There is difference of opinion as to whether we live better now than before, and consequently there is also disagreement as to whether we should continue modernizing or rather try to slow the process down. Quality-of-life in a society can be measured by how long… CONTINUE READING

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