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History of Consumerism

History of Consumerism

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Saturday, June 30, 2018/Categories: sustainability, art and design, humor

                                                  Alain de Botton (de Botton website)

We all gather things during our daily lives. From buttons to autos, products aquired by everyone are made, distributed, and sold by someone else. Much of these products are disposed of, become trash, and end up being as a huge environmental issue. The philosopher and social commentator, Alain de Botton, has thought about this consumer system and gives a humorous and animated history of "stuff". de Botton has some ideas that might focus the production process towards a more satisfying and benefitial future outcome than just collecting more:

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