Soul-ing Consumption (part I)
from the series: Pleasure in the Anthropocene
Consumerism is an addictive behavior pattern. It compensates for a lack of meaning. But it also fulfills desires we experience without knowing where they come from. Many of us have a desire to consume and accumulate material wealth. When we ask ourselves why, we might answer that we like it. Or we might say that we need it.
But how is that need defined?