Despite what a really old book may imply, envy can be OK. In english the word envy seems to mean one thing but in other languages envy has multiple meanings and thus when thinking about envy we require more nuance. Sure enough, modern thinkers point out that we need to modify our conception of envy . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: It’s OK, Envy Your Neighbour
Canadians aren’t too envious of Greeks, Italians, and Egyptians right now, but maybe they should be.
Though Canada has a relatively better economy and a stable political system, the other countries in the world facing crises have something Canada seems to be lacking, a resolve to make things better.
Facing financial collapse Greeks, who already . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Canadians Should Envy Greeks