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The Connection Between Education, Money and Happiness

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Socrates asserted in the 4th Century BC that the purest form of happiness was sharing with someone else something you have learned.

Recently entrepreneur and educator Vivek Wadhwa took on PayPal founder Peter Thiel’s premise that students would be better off starting businesses without finishing or even starting college. By framing the argument in terms of cost of education versus long-term earnings, both overlooked one of the most important factors in the decision — the connection between higher education and happiness.

Thomas Katsouleas

Full Story: http://mashable.com/2012/06/19/education-happiness/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable%2FStartups+%28Mashable+%C2%BB+Startups%29

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