How could that be?
As Charles Redell points out in the Sustainable Industries blog, not everything we consume is stuff. Much of the time we feed on experiences.
So if you’re in despair (or even a slight bit of worry) about our unsustainable consumer economy, remember that. Consumption involves supporting movie directors, playwrights, writers, dancers, chefs…I could take the consumption theme too far, so I’ll stop there.
But go read the short article: “A Consumer Economy Ain’t All Bad,” by Charles Redell, Sustainable Industries, September 27, 2010