History is about the rise and fall of civilizations. After a period of progress, they eventually succumb to self-indulgence and moral decay, states Pria Viswalingam in this documentary.
He asks if family incomes have never been higher in the Western world, property values are soaring, if conspicuous consumption and material wealth have never been so evident, why are we so unhappy?
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Join Pria Viswalingam for the six-part documentary series, Decadence, as he considers whether we are now completely bogged down in a mire of meaningless self-indulgence, and whether we do really need iPods, plasma screen TVs, Brazilian waxes and self-navigating 4WDs to achieve happiness.