The Story of Stuff-I’ve watched…Have you?

11 03 2008

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.

A friend recommended this video to me a few weeks ago and I agreed to watch it but things came up and I never got around to it. Today, I opened up my email and noticed that another sister had also recommended it. So, I thought, well let me just skim over this and check it out to see what all the fuss is about. Wow! I watched it all the way through and it was a huge wake up call for me. I didn’t realize what an impact all of our “stuff” is making on the enviroment and the world. Insh’Allah, I definatley plan to make some changes. I may be a little late but if you haven’t already checked it out then click this link and watch! It’s worth it!




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