When your life closes…
“How much of your story will be about moments of clarity and grace, kindness and caring? … [or will you appear as] a tiny cartoon figure, darting frantically among mountains of stuff?” pg.247
We have a responsibility to think about how much we consume, especially in relation to the rest of the World.
Affluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more.
Affluenza is a PBS documentary film and a book:
Watch the 1 hour documentary online here.
Check out the teacher’s guides from grade 5- high school. There are ten lessons with video clips and discussion guides for all subject areas.
Here is a link with 100 ways to break away from affluenza.