17 May '11, 9am

'Addict Nation: An Intervention for America': Right now it means warning Americans that we are addicted to stuff...

'Addict Nation: An Intervention for America': Right now it means warning Americans that we are addicted to stuff...

“Almost everything being presented to us as a free choice is being designed, packaged and sold in a way to get us hooked so we keep coming back for more,” she writes. “Our addictions have robbed us of our freedom of choice … Corporations, government, and the media are creating the illusion that the more we have, the better we are. … Americans are being seduced into self-destructive behavior on a mass scale. It’s time to take our power back.” This consumer epidemic, she explains, affects every aspect of our lives, including the economy, our health and our environment.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/politics/stories/addict-...

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