The age of experience

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By Sally Blundell in Social Trends

Just as materialism transformed life in the 20th century, experientialism has the power to do the same in the 21st century, says the author of an influential

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January 3, 2015

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COVER STORY: How the move towards experientialism can transform your life.

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