Let me post this for my own easy access. Our leaders constantly brag about GDP but what matters most is SPI. I try to include watching a TED in my travels, I’ve watched some in Hong Kong, Singapore and Los Angeles. I sorta wrote something to this effect 6 years ago, something RFK said that GDP cannot measure- https://withinzones2to8.wordpress.com/2009/03/14/what-makes-life-worthwhile/