Al Ja-zeera,Wednesday, October 17
Many citizens of capitalist countries grow up in cultures that praise individualism and define success as owning bigger and better things. However, psychologists argue that a consumerist approach leaves many people unhappy. Some are challenging the consumption equals happiness mentality by intentionally living with less. So how are people altering the cycle of consumerism?
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:
Tom Shadyac Hollywood Film Director
What do you think? Is success defined by possessions?