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Hooked! Buddhist Writings on Greed, Desire, and the Urge to Consume

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ISBN-10: 1590301722

ISBN-13: 9781590301722

Edition: 2005

Authors: Stephanie Kaza, Stephanie Kaza

List price: $24.95
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Description:

At one time or another, most of us have experienced an all-consuming desire for a material object, a desire so strong that it seems like we couldn't possibly be happy without buying this thing. Yet, when we give in to this impulse, we often find ourselves feeling frustrated and empty. Advertisers, of course, aim to hook us in this way, and, from a global perspective, our tendency to get hooked fuels the rampant over-consumption that is having a devastating impact on the world's stability and on the environment. According to the contributors to this unique anthology, Buddhism can shed valuable light on our compulsions to consume. Craving and attachment-how they arise and how to free…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English