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North Korea: One of the Happiest Places on Earth?
Time via Yahoo ^ | Jun 1, 2011 | HILLARY BRENHOUSE

Posted on 06/01/2011 7:37:34 PM PDT by Daffynition

According to a global happiness index released in North Korea, the country and its allies are the most cheerful countries in the world. Naturally, the "American Empire" strikes Pyongyang as just plain sad.

Shanghaiist reports that North Korea's Chosun Central Television recently came out with a happiness index compiled by local researchers. Their findings? China is the happiest place on the planet, earning 100 points (a perfect score!). At number two is none other than North Korea itself. Cuba, Iran and Venezuela (in that order) round out the top five.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Society; Travel; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: happyhappyjoyjoy; kimjongil; nk; northkorea; thedearleader
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To: Daffynition

Funny that’s how I look at a lobster tank.


21 posted on 06/01/2011 8:19:52 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin - She’s living rent-free inside the MSM’s heads. Credited to Lurk)
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To: Daffynition

Yeah, everybody knows South Korea has the best blow-up dolls.


22 posted on 06/01/2011 8:31:00 PM PDT by bigheadfred (Is it humor, or cynicasm driven by rage?????)
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To: Daffynition

North Korea truly is a wonderful place to live, provided only one has not fallen into the trap - alas, all too common these days - of enjoying such bourgeois habits as eating, drinking, thinking, reading, marrying, procreating, and religious worship.

Then, too, one must not be overly reserved and prissily attached to such other bourgeois habits as protecting one’s genitalia from electric shock, one’s bones from fracture, one’s internal organs from rupture, and one’s mind from breakage caused by endemic insanity.

And, of course, if the notion of dying prematurely from a countless variety of diseases brought on by chronic malnutrition and slow starvation is somehow objectionable, then you may wish to seek residence elsewhere.

But, hey, if you can handle all that, North Korea is definitely for you!


23 posted on 06/01/2011 8:52:48 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Daffynition

24 posted on 06/01/2011 9:09:18 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Daffynition

The only reason these guys still have an atomic bomb is that nobody has figured out a safe way to eat the components.


25 posted on 06/01/2011 9:12:37 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: Jack Hammer
I understand Kim Jong-il injects himself with the blood of virgins.


26 posted on 06/01/2011 9:26:53 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: terycarl

Yes, maybe I’ll retire there. ;>)


27 posted on 06/01/2011 9:29:17 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: atomic conspiracy
Kim Jong-il keeps a very large liquor cellar. Famous liquor brands from around the world are lined up, maybe about 10,000 bottles in all. He prefers Johnnie Walker Swing for whiskey and Hennessy XO for cognac.


28 posted on 06/01/2011 9:30:29 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition

Look! They even have such happy music too!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrJY1sDpEDk&feature=related


29 posted on 06/01/2011 9:40:52 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: Huskrrrr

They have special camps in North Korea where you can retire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW2sReWDyHI


30 posted on 06/01/2011 9:47:18 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: TheBigIf
And good eats.


31 posted on 06/01/2011 11:59:01 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition

If that photo is anything to go by, it would seem to be more likely that he flies into their rooms at night and sucks it out of their necks while they’re sleeping.


32 posted on 06/02/2011 3:10:21 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer

oh.. what about pakistan.... heheheh


33 posted on 06/02/2011 3:11:14 AM PDT by musarratullah
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To: Daffynition

You’d damn well BETTER be happy when the government controls every aspect of your life.


34 posted on 06/02/2011 3:19:19 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: musarratullah

Pakistan may not be everybody’s “cup of tea,” but a discontented Pakistani can always seek citizenship in another country.

Certainly, a skilled journalist could find employment - and citizenship - elsewhere.

North Koreans cannot go anywhere; they will be executed for any such attempt.


35 posted on 06/02/2011 3:38:33 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Daffynition

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-31Y59Ow3U


36 posted on 06/02/2011 4:15:39 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Daffynition

Leftist tools everywhere will be citing this “study”.


37 posted on 06/02/2011 4:17:38 AM PDT by riri
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To: Daffynition

Leftist tools everywhere will be citing this “study”.


38 posted on 06/02/2011 4:18:06 AM PDT by riri
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To: reg45

Happiness is mandatory, comrade!

Failure to obey the state is punishable by death.

...

Are you happy, comrade?


39 posted on 06/02/2011 4:57:17 AM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: nuconvert

Most excellent find! Thank you.

Makes me want to go outside and kiss the ground. ;D


40 posted on 06/02/2011 6:53:26 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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