Consumerism is the personification of greed and people don’t realize that one can die for greed just as one can die for nationalism. It drives a person to work too hard, to desire money and to consume. One is conditioned to think that without consumer goods one is nobody. ‘I buy therefor I am’ is the slogan of the modern age. We must understand consumerism as a new demonic religion and find a spiritual alternative.
I read this in my 11th grade english class and i still think about it sometimes.
This is my favorite fucking short story ever. It changed the way I look at human weakness.
This is one of my favourite things ever.