Stuff doesn't make us happy. Wise women and men, hermits and poets, grandmothers and grandfathers, and now even social scientists and psychologists all agree. Money doesn't buy happiness, and the more stuff we have, the more we want. Consumerism makes us discontented.
A “stuff or happiness conversation” does exactly what it says on the tin: You have a chance to hear about and discuss the question from different perspectives. We gathered local academic experts from different fields of study to give their point of view and encouraged the audience to discuss it.