Richard Florida imagines the future of consumption:

It's still very early in the resetting process. Transformations on this scale take time. So it's hard to fully grasp what a new consumption bundle and new lifestyle might look like. But one thing is clear:  It will be less oriented around the auto-housing industrial complex: We'll all be spending relatively less on cars and housing and energy, that is, if we're going to have money left over to create demand for the emerging, new stuff required to power a new round of growth and prosperity.

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