“What consumerism really is, at its worst, is getting people to buy things that don’t actually improve their lives.”
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon
Bigger, Better, Faster, Brighter, and yes, maybe even smaller.
Do we question ourselves whether we actually need the stuff? Do we ask ourselves the cost that out future generations would have to pay for our wilful consumption?
Let us start questioning. It would do us good. It is high time that we started consuming less, reduced our carbon footprints, helped the disadvantaged and the have-nots more, leave behind a world for our future generations as kind as we found it to be.
It is time.
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