This is my latest column for Ethicsdaily.com. It was first posted Dec. 17, 2012.
In many ways, consumerism has become a new religion in the Western world. It dictates to us what we need, what we need to buy, how we are to live – and we follow the tenets religiously, Kim writes
Recently, I watched a TV advertisement for a show on Oxygen called “My Shopping Addiction.”
As the title implies, it follows people who have a real addiction to shopping. I know of tobacco, alcohol and drug addiction, but how can anyone be addicted to shopping? Continue reading →