When did we decide that we want stuff and we want it now? Probably, as soon as we were born. Consuming, more, faster, now is a basic instinct: Baby, breast, milk, sleep. In adulthood not much has changed. Just put in different words: Me, beach, fancy food, nap – just to name one scenario (there are many). We use things, then we rest. Hopefully when we wake up, it’s all there again, to be used at desire.
Except of course, it’s not. We have used stuff up, or we’re on our way to. Jump to the bigger theme: overconsumption, neglect of consequences and hedonism are apparently (there are enough reports) destroying our environment. Our environment is the world. The world is dying. Because of us. Simple spiral.
So we got this far – most people, I would say, believe this. Some act upon it. Some don’t. Others think they might, or will or don’t know when.
Action for today: Think about it. What’s your favorite consumption scenario?