Along with this, Switzerland has some of the happiest people in the world. The thing to note about this is that they do this with about a quarter of the resources that are typically used in the Western world. That is a quality of life concern, while the United States is more preoccupied with quantity of life issues.
That totally hits the nail on the head. Not only do we Americans not understand the difference between quantity of life and quality of life, I honestly suspect most Americans don’t realize that there is a difference.