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The Temporal Constraints of Consumption

Really intriguing argument by David Frayne on page 176-177 of his Refusal of Work:

 Overstuffing leisure time with toys is a fruitless way of trying to increase enjoyment, since the more lux   ury goods one buys, the less satisfaction one is able to derive from each object in the finite time available.

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