Nov 12 2012

It’s not personal, It’s BUSINESS…

Published by at 11:13 am under Reflection Blog

Insanity:  doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  –Albert Einstein

I’d rather have it and not need it, then not have and need it.  –Jack & Jill

 

We live in a society that is unbalanced; with supply and demand increasing due to our impulsive desire to fit in and then corporations using their ally “the media” to create brainwashing advertisements that continue to feed our impulses.  Schor’s Plentitude, not only paints a picture on how wants has been turned into needs in our household, and not only is it affecting our economy, but the effect it is having on our environment. Schor admits that it is not an easy quest to turn everything around, and it is doable, but it will have to take a majority of the population to be on the same page.  I also agree with her when she stated, “Solvong our problems in the time we have available is not possible if all we do is change our technology,” (2), which goes back to her overall theme of balance.  Our efforts must be balanced if we want to save what we have taken for granted-our Earth and lives…

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