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Robert Cirtojanu

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Is consumerism a threat for our planet?

I really think consumerism a more serious problem than terrorism,global warming and polution,for the main fact that the mainkind is not aware of this problem. Think about our electronic devices ,we change them imediatly they have a little damage,we never think in replace the broke part we simply replace the device.

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  • Oct 18 2013: My point is well illustrated by http://storyofstuff.org/movies/story-of-stuff/ which explains the issue with the rate of consumption in the US.

    But I am being unfair singling out the US. Its about your level of economic activity and how much you consume. Most of the developed industrial countries have similar levels of consumption. Even in the developing world, where I live, some of us consume at unsustainable levels, and I confess to be one of them.

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