The American dream is dead. While still nestled in infancy, star-spangled hopes of anything resembling my parents’ life had pretty much vanished, and a strange subtext for what was to come silently gestated as I grew. 894 more words
The fine folks at the New American Dream put out this video about the high price of materialism. It gives a quick rundown to the lack of psychological well-being that we derive from a life too consumed with consuming.