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The Frankenstein Monster of Consumerism
I realize I am deviating from my normal blogging about writing books but bear with me….
Consumerism created the Customer. Fed by the ever-changing world of advertising we are courted, pleaded with, prodded and bombarded with endless promises. Each product touted to be the best-ever cure-all, big fix to any problem we have, all in the name of the great god of Money.
In return, Money created a monster that has a ravenous appetite with the mindset of a spoiled brat.
Now I must admit I am one of those brats.
Note that forty years seems like a long time, though compared to geological time, it is but a Nanosecond. But a long time ago, I could buy a product, bring it home, plug it in, turn it on, and it would work. In fact, there was no instruction manual. Then, I would have the…
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