The pressure of choosing the best job, best car, best home in the best neighbourhood to live in, the best gadgets to fill the house with, take the best vacation at the best destinations, fly the best airlines there and pay extra for the best seats if we have to, use the best phone/comp, the best data provider, see the best movies in the best theatre in town followed up with dinner at a restaurant with the best reviews, and oh – also try and get the best deal on all this somehow – is making so much of the world leave a pretty lousy life – maybe the worst ever in generations in many ways.
Question : All Because We Want The Best?
http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2011/10/06/the-true-cost-of-commuting/??is what triggered the thought.
Is consumption led format of economics, that needs hypergrowth and hyperconsumption to just exist the primary driver of this?