Decadence: The Meaninglessness of Modern Life (2006)

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Decadence: The Meaninglessness of Modern Life is a six-part Australian television documentary series hosted by Pria Viswalingam. The series examines the decadence and meaninglessness of modern, western life. It is also posed the question: 'If we live in such a great and prosperous world, and we are living longer, better, and healthier than before, why are we so unhappy?' There were interviews with prominent experts and leaders in their fields throughout the series including John Tirman, Avner Offer, Susan Greenfield, Phillip Knightley, Kishore Mahbubani, Noam Chomsky, and John Spong. Part One: Money - examines the growing greed of society and the 1980s ideal that greed is good. It also looks at the growing disparity between rich and poor. Part Two: Sex - Viswalingam interviewes New... read more
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