The Situationist

Archive for April 15th, 2012

Resisting Materialism

Posted by The Situationist Staff on April 15, 2012

From the Center for a New American Dream () at http://www.newdream.org:

Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America’s culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that “the good life” is “the goods life,” they not only use up Earth’s limited resources, but they are less happy and less inclined toward helping others. The animation both lays out the problems of excess materialism and points toward solutions that promise a healthier, more just, and more sustainable life.

Related Situationist posts:

Posted in Altruism, Deep Capture, Distribution, Ideology, Life, Positive Psychology | Tagged: , | Comments Off

 
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 832 other followers

%d bloggers like this: