Post-consumerism is a view or ideology that well-being, as distinct from material prominence, is the aim of life, and often suggesting that there is a growing willingness to assert such.[1] Post-consumerism can also be viewed as moving beyond the current model of addictive consumerism.[2] This personal and societal strategy utilizes each individual's core values to identify the "satisfaction of enough for today."[3] The intent and outcome of this basic strategy to date has "reached people where they are rather than simply where we are."[4] Therefore the campaign "is promoting this intriguing question" regardless of the answer: Do I have enough stuff for now?[5]

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  1. ^ "Postconsumers".
  2. ^ Post Growth Alliance, Who We Are, Retrieved on 25 April 2016.
  3. ^ De Graaf, John et al (2014, Third Edition). ′′Affluenza: How Overconsumption Is Killing Us and How to Fight Back′′, p. 200. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco. ISBN 1609949277.
  4. ^ Holst, Carol (2007). ′′Get Satisfied: How Twenty People Like You Found the Satisfaction of Enough′′, p. xviii. Easton Studio Press, Connecticut. ISBN 0974380687.
  5. ^ "Season of Creation Daily Day 4: How much do we need?". National Catholic Reporter. 4 September 2019.

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