Spending spree under the banner of religion
The religion of consumerism
The prehistoric longings for belonging and identity – they are the best points of attack for marketing strategies. And we have become increasingly receptive to their promises. Because the family, association and church lose their meaning, people are looking for new identity and community-building things and occupations. Many believe they find in consumption.
Man suffers because he desires to possess and retain things,
which by their nature are to transitory
Buddha Shakyamuni (Siddhartha Gautama)
b 563 BC Chr. – 483 BC Chr.
Indian sage, ascetic and teacher