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Wolfie00
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Re: To be 1% in Canada is to make $201,000

said by FFH5:

said by Wolfie00:

One of the most important measures of the strength of a society, its peacefulness, and the happiness of its members, is the relative lack of extreme income disparity. Be glad you live in Canada. I know I am.

Not so sure. Denmark has the most equality of income based on World Bank Gini: »en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_co···ity#List
But they are at 105 out of 143 in the Happiness Index: »en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Happy_Plan···_ranking

As with many things that are hard to quantify and subject to a wide array of variables like cultural factors, its not always going to be an ironclad or perfect correlation -- but it's there...
»www.livescience.com/14638-income···ess.html