At the same time the Great Recession has inflicted enormous pain and suffering, it has also caused people to take a deeper look at what’s really important in our lives. Many are finding that time is not money – time is far more valuable. The acclaimed filmmakers and social entrepreneurs Annie Leonard (“The Story of Stuff”) and John de Graaf (Seattle Area Happiness Initiative) pop the Big Question: What’s the economy for, anyway? Is it a voracious cycle of perpetual growth and more stuff? Or can we create growth within the natural limits of the planet to produce sufficiency, a high quality of life – and real happiness?!
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- The Story of Stuff: Annie Leonard exposes the often hidden costs and provides a hopeful vision for moving beyond the age of stuff.