Consumed by consumption: or, all we need is love
You need to realize that the water crisis and aggression against the environment means we must changing our way of life and putting a stop to the consumer society and pulling the plug on that culture.
The current model of development and consumption by rich societies are depleting the world’s natural resources…
… the first element of the environment is human happiness.
Must be Uruguay Weekend here at MexFiles. President José Mujica (whose only personal asset is his beat old old VW bug — his wife owns their small commercial floral farm) addressed the Rio Summit on the trap of consumerism and sustainable development:
For those who don’t understand Spanish, there is a (not perfect) English-translation caption with the video