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The iPhone 5 and the Latest Technology: Why We Consume at the Expense of Others

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I want to focus here on a simple question: what drives us to buy, and why we are never satisfied with what we have? Is there a certain satisfaction that people in the West gain by being able to whine about trivial things, knowing that the people who are making these technologies are unable to complain half as much over issues that are far more important?

This holiday season, perhaps we should look to, and start adopting, the slower modes of consumption of so-called developing countries. I am n

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