Why You Can’t Stop Wanting What You Don’t Need

Flip the Diderot Effect upside down with the Geranium Effect.

Photo by Alisa Anton on Unsplash

Here’s how the Diderot Effect works:

How wonderful, right?

Sometimes the Diderot Effect is a good thing: The Geranium Effect.

Sometimes the Diderot Effect is definitely not a good thing.

The whole consumer machine is designed to kick in the Diderot Effect.

So, how do you avoid the Diderot Effect?

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