10 Jun '11, 3pm

Is Consumerism a Mental Illness? (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Is Consumerism a Mental Illness? (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Created by English film maker Richard Heap, the documentary talks to ecologists, psychologists, designers and an expert in sustainability in an effort to understand what drives us to consume, and what the consequences might be. The conclusion—that consumerism is a form of collective, psychotic mental illness—may make for uncomfortable processing. But given recent news about CO2 emissions rising as the economy recovers, it is not an easy one to refute.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/consumerism-menta...

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Holmes County is America's Fattest and Poorest. Coincidence? (Video) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Holmes County is America's Fattest and Poorest....

treehugger.com 10 Jun '11, 10am

Holmes County, Mississippi has the unenviable distinction of being both America's poorest and most obese county. Kids as y...