Flat Pack Society

Flat pack furniture is filling our lives.  Is there a better example of our consumer society: built to last three minutes, cheap so that it is bought in its millions, made from suquelent resource sucking materials and most importantly almost useless.  I am no fan of Ikea or the like. My blinds are from Ikea [...]

Consumption is Natural

Consumption is something foreign to me.  Differences between my needs and my wants are clear.  I do not find my wants hard to supress because what I am offered is rubbish. Can consumption be related to other life destroying drugs such as alcohol or crack?   What is the trap of consumption?  What characteristics make up [...]