Friday, November 7, 2008

The Consumer Paradox: Scientists Find that Low Self-Esteem and Materialism Goes Hand in Hand | The Daily Galaxy: News from Planet Earth & Beyond

"In the book “Happiness: Lessons From a New Science”, Richard Layard exposes a paradox at the heart of our lives. Most of us want more income so we can consume more. Yet as societies become richer, they do not become happier. In fact, the First World has more depression, more alcoholism and more crime than fifty years ago. This paradox is true of Britain, the United States, continental Europe and Japan."

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