The measure of happiness. Understand or quantify? (An in-depth study on science and epistemology)

From Mad in Italy: The scientific frenzy often hides a great inadequacy and dogmas passed away by empirical results, fraudulent definitions of research objects, the construction of indices and choice of indicators. Happiness is not measurable by objective methods because it itself is not objective. It comes from the sense we give to ourselves and what surrounds us and we can say that without some form of awareness and freedom it boils down to oblivion

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