Our society has quickly shifted towards a ‘getting things done’ sort of mentality and this attitude can be spotted in nearly every aspect of modern society. From fast food to tivo, ipods to amazon.com, smart phones to smart cars, we all tend to ‘cut the fat’ in order to achieve our goals. In the process, we end up ‘satisficing‘: just enough to satisfy, but probably not the best outcome possible.
The best takes more time and energy (resources) to achieve than what is just adequate.
According to Wired, we’re seeing a whole revolution: ‘The Good Enough Revolution‘