Wanting Things is a form of Misery.
Happiness in Western Culture is about wanting something & getting it.
But Craving is never ending.
So, as long as we look at Western Culture as the model of Growth, our sufferings will persist.
And to change our direction of Growth in today's globalized world is like steering a 40 feet truck for a U-turn.
It can happen when all beings including Humans can collectively work towards it!
Happy Ugadi 2017!