It is our view that a rising awareness of planetary harm in a post-Inconvenient Truth age, together with concerns for falling Wellbeing and the breakdown of community, are leading to a resurgence of Citizenship in societal values. Richer societies are beginning to tire of materialism, realising that it does not bring happiness and Wellbeing whilst destroying our one and only planet. We examine how these concerns, combined with heightened connectivity described in our chapter on Digital Democracy, are beginning to kick-start the shift towards creating a better world.
- The Consumer Society
- Falling Wellbeing
- What Makes Us Happy And What Doesn’t?
- Citizen versus Consumer
- We Just Don’t Buy It