Are We Seeing a “Dematerialisation” of Medicine?

This article by my colleague, Tony Lobl, first appeared on Huffington Post UK. Tony is the British and Irish media/legislative representative for Christian Science.

It’s a well-known fact we just keep accumulating more “stuff”.

Or is it?

It seems that material consumption in the UK might have reached its apex early in the last decade and has decreased ever since, according to a survey by environment writer Chris Goodall.

He told the Guardian: “What the figures suggest is that 2001 may turn out to be the year that the UK’s consumption of ‘stuff’ – the total weight of everything we use, from food and fuel to flat-pack furniture – reached its peak and began to decline.”Continue Reading