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I Hate Consumerism

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    Well given that today is Black Friday there

    never will be a more appropriate time to talk about consumerism: buying stuff for the sake of buying stuff, or in the words of the late, great, and deceased George Carlin "people spending money they don't have on things they don't need." Consumerism isn't about satisfying...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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