considerable evidence suggests that mandatory disclosure can backfire, harming rather than helping the consumer. Consumers don't act on such information, and advisors -- feeling morally licensed by their righteous act -- actually become more biased in dispensing advice.
As meaning provokes happiness and not the other way around, I wonder if we should not learn to just be first. Having the wisdom of feeling that already being is already an achievement. You do not have to do to deserve to be here.
As passenger airline guidance directs us to attend to the children first, so the media daily news programs present all manner of counselors to advise dialogue for parents to calm children about the horrors in Boston. What about the adults?
As a society, we Westerners exalt individualism and self-reliance, and yet our biology moves us in other directions. Humans evolved as social animals, and we posses a number of behaviors that motivate us towards group conformity.