The Story of Stuff

Sharon Van Lieu's picture

Interesting video on what happens to all the stuff we acquire. Takes about 15 minutes to watch but it's pretty good.

http://www.storyofstuff.com/

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writingdesigning's picture

Takes 20 in fact... but definitely worth the trouble. Excellent presentation!

I wonder if her slightly 'activist' tone should perhaps have been underplayed. It may just be a disturbing thing about India though. Here anybody who talks about the environment is increasingly portrayed as 'hysterical', 'utopian', and 'anti-development'. That of course makes it easy to discredit what they are saying...

Sharon Van Lieu's picture

Yes, here they are tree-huggers.

I wonder about the money behind it all.

writingdesigning's picture

"Yes, here they are tree-huggers"

By the way, Some of the original tree-huggers were from these parts.

Sharon Van Lieu's picture

That was an interesting read. Thanks!

Sharon

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