In a thought-provoking interview on Salon.com, author James Wallman talks about the shift away from a culture of materialism and toward one of experientialism:
There are two pieces of research I love. One shows that talking about experiential goods makes you happier than talking about material goods. The other shows that we prefer to listen to people who talk about experiences rather than materials.
Read the full interview and find out more about the current problem of “stuffocation” and why this fundamental shift isn’t anti-consumerism.
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