AT THE END of one group session, participants of the recent TEDxSingapore Salon event each wrote on a piece of paper what made them happy.

WHAT is life all about, really? Get rich, buy a condo, car, etc? If that's the case, why are Singaporeans still so unhappy?

HOW happy are Singaporeans? According to the annual World Happiness Report which ranks the happiness level of 156 countries, Singapore peaked at number 22 in 2016, but fell to 34 in 2018 and 2019...


WHY do investors trade stocks? Why do scientists make discoveries? Why do gangsters fight turf wars?