Escapism

In our society, many who proudly claim not to resort to drugs, alcohol, or sex to escape their problems have found their own socially accepted alternative: purposeless shopping. Because the activity is sanctioned by their peers and consumerist culture, however, they often fail to see their choice escape as an escape at all, arguing to the end that it is not.

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