140 Philosophy

Consumer culture is largely based on dissatisfaction with self; thus it is in the culture’s interest to make sure everyone feels flawed. No matter who you are, what you look like or how you behave, consumer culture is ready and willing to make you feel bad about it! Skinny? Ugh, protruding ribs are gross. Fat? Ugh, lumps are gross. Average? Ugh, that’s boring, you should stronger/ leaner/ /taller/ etc. The…

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