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Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.
Originally posted by ldyserenity
Really what I was aiming for is how do you think this affects our spending psychologically? I mean even when/if it straightens out I see people will be less likely in the future to be so consumerist as they were in the past and be more thrifty just because mentally it has caused many to see how overspending has led to such a mess? But, that's JMO.
By 2065, almost one-third of the EU's population will be older than 65, according to a forecast published on 26 August by Eurostat, the Union's statistical office.