Its called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it. - George Carlin 2005
Does America have the perfect society in the world, listen to a neuro scientist talk about your brain. Dr Peter Whybrow wrote the book ""American Mania: When More Is Not Enough," Self interest will drive the interest of the whole economy. Humans are hooked on curiosity. See this session by Dr Whybrow for reasons why you should stop and think about what you were doing :
- in 1975 Americans spent 8% of GNP on health and 15% on food. Today the figures are 15% on health and 8 % of food.
- In a fast new world competition is 24/7 and unremitting.
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