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The opportunity to choose trivially in leisure is a blessing of an affluent society. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But an affluent society breeds ever later and less, a seemingly irreversible trend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With the widened horizons of an increasingly affluent society, people's communities have also become more spread out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Advanced and affluent societies have a complex attitude to risk. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Hi-tech means a high price even in the more affluent societies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Finally, one puzzle of modern affluent societies is that while we have an abundance of goods, we have a poverty of leisure compared with hunter-gatherers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Affluent societies regulate their labour markets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a rebuke to affluent societies, and a stern test of their resolve to act for the public good. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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