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The Costs of Living #2020

The Costs of Living This text argues that market freedom is undermining much that is good in life and offers ways to put an end to this erosion People value their freedom family friends work education health and lei

  • Title: The Costs of Living
  • Author: Barry Schwartz
  • ISBN: 9780738852522
  • Page: 377
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Costs of Living By Barry Schwartz, This text argues that market freedom is undermining much that is good in life and offers ways to put an end to this erosion People value their freedom, family, friends, work, education, health and leisure the things that are regarded as the best things in life However, the pressure to satisfy both the bottom line and the seemingly insatiable need to consume is erodingThis text argues that market freedom is undermining much that is good in life and offers ways to put an end to this erosion People value their freedom, family, friends, work, education, health and leisure the things that are regarded as the best things in life However, the pressure to satisfy both the bottom line and the seemingly insatiable need to consume is eroding these best things.

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    1. Schwartz wrote one of my favorite books, The Paradox of Choice, which is why I picked up The Costs of Living In TPoC, Schwartz explained why having too many choices as consumers can actually have negative consequences on our psyches In TCoL, which was written in the early 90 s, he talks about the same sort of stuff on a macro level, explaining how unbridled capitalism makes almost everybody including those who are profiting the most from it unhappy Or at least that s what I think he s going do [...]

    2. This is my second Barry Schwartz book the first being When More is Less and like the first, I enjoyed it immensely, could not put it down, was fascinated by the issues he raises and discusses and ultimately a bit depressed by the prospects of how to change out society into some place I would feel comfortable living If you are into economics and psychology in of the U.S culture, I think you would enjoy this book But do be warned there aren t any concrete ideas for solutions, only food for thought [...]

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