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5 edition of Affluenza (,aeflu"enza) found in the catalog.

Affluenza (,aeflu"enza)

Oliver James

Affluenza (,aeflu"enza)

how to be successful and stay sane

by Oliver James

  • 248 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Vermilion in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-actualization (Psychology),
  • Cultural psychiatry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-367) and index.

    StatementOliver James.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599593M
    ISBN 100091900107, 0091912849
    ISBN 109780091900106, 9780091912840

    Isn't there some pill you can give me? After viewing, ask the group: What parts of the program really struck a chord with you? Affluenza book it is one of those books you read in relation to yourself, no question. Our national savings rate is near zero. Couch was also driving while under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol content of 0. I thought that the message you are trying to get out to America is wonderful; it is a much needed message.

    Is it worth it? I loved his discussion of "gender rancour" and the need to get real. Why not? Affluenza can be treated, and millions of ordinary Americans are already taking steps in that direction. I'm willing to work 40 years at a job I hate so I can buy lots of stuff.

    We recommend an index called the genuine progress indicator GPIbeing fine-tuned by Redefining Progress, an Oakland, California, think tank. Do I really need it? There is a universal feeling Affluenza book this nation that we've become too materialistic, too greedy, too self-absorbed, too selfish, and that we need to bring back into balance the enduring values that have guided this country over generations: values of faith, family, responsibility, generosity, friendship. Encourage everyone to speak and respect each other's feelings and ideas. What messages do you think they are getting from ads? If people were all willing to make one change in their lives to combat "Affluenza" what change do you feel is most important?


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Affluenza (,aeflu"enza) by Oliver James Download PDF Ebook

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Please see the Affluenza Web site for a more complete list.

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Using multiple indices to discover how Americans are doing, Affluenza book GPI paints a different picture of our real success as a society. And because the United States has become the economic model for most of the world, the virus is now loose on every continent.

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Ask the group if they would like to get together again to continue the discussion, or even to start a study group to offer each other support and encouragement. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. It could be the way the Chinese regard distress: where we see exhaustion and lethargy as a symptom of depression, they may see this as a physical illness.

Your many anecdotes and startling statistics really drive your message home. If you're young, you may be anxious about your own future. The Western world is in the grip of a consumption binge that is unique in human history.

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Scientists say we'd need several more planets if everyone on earth were to suddenly adopt the American standard of living. Nobody values learning unless it has a unit number and a certificate that proves it exists, except that the certificate ironically often proves nothing at all.

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