I had this famous cartoon on my election website so, because it is highly relevant to sustainability, I am reposting it here. Edit: MSN soap box is going to discontinue their video hosting service (which is where I put this video) so I am going to, instead, put a link to a YouTube version of it.
If you want to go directly to the author’s website to see it (recommended) then click on this link
The film addresses, in a highly entertaining and amusing way, the trap we find ourselves in of apparently having to consume more and more "stuff" to keep the economy growing. It shows how the end result is almost certainly not what we need or should aspire to.