fastcompany:


Is our consumer culture, focused on the constant purchasing of  disposable goods, destroying our civilization? Quite possibly! But it’s  also, apparently, making us live longer and healthier lives. Researchers  in Taiwan recently completed a study that shows that elderly men and  women who shopped once a week or more were 27% less likely to die than those who shopped less frequently.



Interesting to hear for shopaholics like us — although we question the data. We were under the impression we all had the same likelihood of dying.

fastcompany:

Is our consumer culture, focused on the constant purchasing of disposable goods, destroying our civilization? Quite possibly! But it’s also, apparently, making us live longer and healthier lives. Researchers in Taiwan recently completed a study that shows that elderly men and women who shopped once a week or more were 27% less likely to die than those who shopped less frequently.

Interesting to hear for shopaholics like us — although we question the data. We were under the impression we all had the same likelihood of dying.

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