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Morya Short

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Can you see signs that humans are valuing equality, fairness and fulfilment more?

Seems that one of the root causes of our problems with diminishing world resources is our views on what it means to be successful and the things we value. For so long “marketing” has told people, in the west at least, that to be successful you have to drive the right kind of car, own a big house, have the latest gadgets. And we have believed them. Retail therapy has been a reliable quick fix for flagging self-esteem for as long as I can remember. Now that we are more and more connected globally and are seeing effects of inequality written large in the media, are we starting to re-think our values? Are we willing to give some thing up for a little more equality in the world? Are we more willing to take lower pay for a more meaningful job?

Have you seen signs that this is happening? If yes what are the signs and where?

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    Nov 27 2013: yes couldn't agree more. So many of the things I do now I could never dream of doing without the internet. My first novel was almost entirely researched on the internet, starting POSE would not have been possible, talking to you...the list goes on. Thank goodness that song was quite wrong the internet is not just for porn!

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