According to Amitai Etzioni, buying out of consumerism and finding true happiness are two parts of the same quest. Etzioni says we can liberate ourselves by stepping outside of the prescribed narratives of consumer culture, and reconsidering the way we conceive of affection, prestige and happiness. Well worth watching.
At last we’re in Winter. It’s the year 2047. A worn scrapbook from the future arrives in your lap. It offers a stunning global vision, a warning to the next generations, a repository of practical wisdom, and an invaluable roadmap which you need to navigate the dark times, and the opportunities, which lie ahead.