"We have to think of human well-being in broader terms," said Lyonpo Jigmi Thinley, Bhutan's home minister and ex-prime minister. "Material well-being is only one component. That doesn't ensure that you're at peace with your environment and in harmony with each other."I was reminded of it when I wrote previously about society having to provide its members with the means for happiness.
Optimally, not only would this shift a government's goals, but it would also provide a way for the people of the world to determine where they might be better off. It would facilitate a free market of world government. As the article says, focusing only on money is a narrow view indeed.