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History of Consumerism

History of Consumerism

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Sunday, October 9, 2016/Categories: sustainability, art and design, humor

                                                  Alain de Botton (de Botton website)

We all collect "stuff" in our daily lives. From buttons to autos products aquired by everyone are made, distributed, and sold by someone else. The philosopher and social commentator, Alain de Botton, has thought about this and gives a humorous and animated history of consumerism. de Botton offers some ideas that might focus the production process towards a more satisfying and benefitial future outcome than just collecting more "stuff":

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