The musings of a schizo twenty something year old who thinks himself a writer/poet/comedian/social commentator. Mixing Vanity with Philosophy, The High Brow with the Kitsch, and the Vintage with the Vogue.
Halfsies – new social initiative aims to fight obesity and hunger in one shot by offering restaurant-goers the choice of ordering half-sized portions and donating the other half to anti-hunger programs. (via)
I hope this takes off in the pilot cities of Austin, Texas and NYC so that it can make its way to California. If you live in the area, do take part in it :)
Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America’s culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that “the good life” is “the goods life,” they not only use up Earth’s limited resources, but they are less happy and less inclined toward helping others :: Produced by the Center for a New American Dream :: Illustrated and animated by Squid and Beard Productions ::