In the grip of market madness 2

January 13, 2006

Peter Whybrow's depressingly cogent article on the problems resulting from consumerism offers no hint of a solution.

Why are academics so good at analysis but rarely able to synthesise a creative solution?

Perhaps I should buy his book in search of the answers, but I thought I had succumbed enough to consumerism by buying The Times Higher !

Peter Kettlewell
Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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