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The Story of Stuff

 
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http://www.storyofstuff.com/
A 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at our production and consumption patterns and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world.

 
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agreed! this is great! i've pieced together most of the content through years of work and reading lots of books. so it just shows how handy this is to put it all together in a captivating way. great for a high school class or a group just getting hip to the fact that there's a big 'problem' with all sorts of seemingly unrelated things. they Are related. sums it up quite nicely.
 
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This is a great site. I ran across it some time back but had forgotten about it. I have always believed that we are a society obsessed with stuff. I wonder if more people realized how bad this problem is if they would change their ways.

"Where does stuff go when it dies,
does it go to stuff heaven?"
~George Carlin~
 
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George Carlin's position:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvgN5gCuLac

 
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Good, old George, R.I.P. He's always able to gist any subject in a hilarious manner.
 
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Interesting Yes! magazine update from Annie Leonard: she's been receiving threats and been called "un-American" for making this video.
 
Can you really tell me that we aren't dealing with suspicious baked goods? And then there is this tiny ad:
Free, earth friendly heat - Kickstarter going on now!
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