1. "Individuals are being scare-mongered in my opinion."
2. "Okay the reasons are solid enough"
Spot a contradiction anywhere? Make your mind up - on the one hand you scathingly accuse 'the media' of scaremongering, and in the next breath you say that the reasons are solid.
Quite what all that has to do with being content (or otherwise) with UK consumerism is beyond me.