Empirische Ergebnisse des Hoffnungsbarometers

  • Andreas M. Krafft
  • Andreas M. Walker


In diesem Kapitel werden Ergebnisse des Hoffnungsbarometers in Deutschland und der Schweiz vorgestellt. Befragt wurde die Öffentlichkeit über die Bedeutung von Hoffnung, über ihre Zufriedenheit und Zukunftserwartungen, über ihre persönlichen und gesellschaftlichen Hoffnungen, über die Quellen von Hoffnung sowie über das Glück und die Erfüllung im Leben. Die Ergebnisse von mehr als 40.000 Teilnehmenden lassen die Wichtigkeit von Hoffnung erkennen. Bezüglich der spezifischen Hoffnungen der Menschen wird zwischen eudaimonischen (sozialen, sinnorientierten, altruistischen) und hedonisch-materiellen (Geld, Erfolg, Vergnügen) Hoffnungsobjekten differenziert. Die bedeutendsten Quellen von Hoffnung finden sich im familiären und sozialen Umfeld und in einem ausgeprägten Selbstvertrauen. Eine besondere Rolle spielt für manche Menschen der religiöse und spirituelle Glaube. Hoffnung wird als wesentliches Phänomen im Zusammenhang mit einem gesunden, glücklichen und erfüllten Leben aufgefasst.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas M. Krafft
    • 1
  • Andreas M. Walker
    • 2
  1. 1.swissfutureWittenbachSchweiz
  2. 2.swissfutureBaselSchweiz

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