Talk

The Good Life, or a Life with Goods? Resident Aliens in a Consumerland of Disordered Desire

Date recorded: 26 May 2013 | Speaker: Os Guinness | Event: ELF Workshop
The Good Life, or a Life with Goods? Resident Aliens in a Consumerland of Disordered Desire
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One of the most prominent but least analysed features of the modern world is consumerism, and the way it has brought a level and lifestyle of prosperity to more people than ever before. Yet we Christians owe the Lord and our world a tough Christian critique of consumerism at many points -- above all of the way in which consumerism has replaced the vision of "the good life" with a vision of "life with goods."