“In just 60 years, capitalism has nearly broken planet earth.”
For those that find life to be too hard, then the modern world usually prescribes lobotomising psychoactive drugs. And, if we’re honest, the rest of us just go shopping.
George Carlin famously joked, “Everyone’s gotta have a place for their stuff. That’s all your house is, a place to keep your collection of stuff. A box with a lid on it so you can secure your stuff while you go out and get more stuff. Sometimes you’ve got a move and get a bigger house because you got too much stuff.
Sometimes, you go on holiday, and you have to take some of your stuff, not all your stuff, just the things you like. You’re just making a smaller, more condensed version of all your stuff.
Two weeks in paradise and you have to take two big bags of your stuff, so when you finally get to your hotel room, you breathe a sigh of relief that both your stuff has safely made it across the ocean. (more…)