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Is The Grass Always Greener?

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I’ve watched this video several times since @PetiteSam first shared it, and each time I’m struck by the simple message that we’re never quite satisfied. Is the idiom “the grass is always greener” true across cultures? It seems to be the case between nuts and bolts.

Krystal D'Costa About the Author: Krystal D'Costa is an anthropologist working in digital media in New York City. You can follow AiP on Facebook. Follow on Twitter @krystaldcosta.

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