Sunday, 6 September 2015

Money Can't Buy Happiness

Markus Persson – the Swedish inventor of the ridiculously popular Minecraft computer game – last week announced that, despite having sold his creation for £1.2bn, he was not happy. In one tweet, Mr Persson wrote: "The problem with getting everything is you run out of reasons to keep trying, and human interaction becomes impossible due to imbalance." So does wealth and money always buy happiness?