Is modern life rubbish? LIVE Truthloader debate




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Streamed live on May 23, 2013

We've never had it so good -- the latest technology, cheap food, easy transport and excellent healthcare. So why does it seem like everyone is so miserable - why are we always whingeing, despite living longer and being freer than ever before? Could it be that wealth is making us sad? Are shiny new gadgets a route to despair when we believe the marketing, buy the product and then realise it's all just as meaningless as before, but in HD?

Panel of guests:

- Dr Thomas Hills: associate professor of psychology at the University of Warwick
- Vincent Horn: founder of Buddhist Geeks
- James O'Malley: member of Soho Skeptics and the editor of The Pod Delusion
- Andy Gibson: founder of Mindapples (organisation promoting mental wellbeing)

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