Happiness: Between What We Want and What We Need
7 Pages Posted: 27 May 2011
Date Written: May 24, 2011
The paper presents a very simple toy model that is simulated to experience some aspects related to what is it people want and need when related to the social happiness. By outlining some short discussions related to the distinguishing of what we call “want” and “need," we see how both micro-social aspects may help happiness to emerge, as well as the urge to innovate and affinity to the collective creativity and social progress.
Keywords: happiness, want, need, social simulation
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