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Geography of Bliss: Discussion Questions

A guide on Eric Weiner's book The Geography of Bliss

"Geography of Bliss" Discussion Questions

From Kerri Wallace at New York Public Library (2009) 

An example of the questions from the Reading Group Guide at the end of the 2009 paperback edition of Geography of Bliss.

- Eric quotes a historian who says that Americans suffer from "the unhappiness of not being happy." Is that a real phenomenon? Do you feel pressured to be happy? 

- The United States is the only nation in the world with the goal of happiness in its founding document. Yes the U. S. is not the happiest nation in the world... Why do you think this is?  

- How important is climate for one's happiness? ...