A New Flu

There's a strain of the flu going around that's impervious to every form of medication. British psychologist Oliver James calls the affliction Affluenza. We have become addicted to having rather than being, he said. James, author of a new book by the same name, argues selfish capitalism has caused a worldwide increase in depression, anxiety and addictions. Lust for bigger cars, luxurious homes and

There's a strain of the flu going around that's impervious to every form of medication. British psychologist Oliver James calls the affliction Affluenza.

“We have become addicted to having rather than being,” he said. James, author of a new book by the same name, argues “selfish capitalism” has caused a worldwide increase in depression, anxiety and addictions. Lust for bigger cars, luxurious homes and younger faces has an impact beyond the self. He feels his premise shares bonds with

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