Sunday, June 24, 2012
Something has happened to the world over the 6+ decades I have been alive. People all want More rather than Enough.
If one pair of shoes is good, are 20 pairs better? If 10 rooms is good, are 15 rooms better? If 1 cup of pasta is good, are two cups better? If one drink is good, is the whole bottle better?
I watch shows on TV where people are constantly having to buy bigger homes to house their increasing amounts of stuff. Are they better off? Do the kids really need a thousand toys? Do you need all the clothes that require a closet the size of the bedroom I shared with my sister growing up?
Do super sized portions really make us feel better than the old portion sizes did?
When did we go from wanting "Different and New" to "More of the Same?" Just because we CAN have it, does it mean we should?
Maybe it's a new disease. Alas, the cure is an inside job.