Most of the raw footage remains forever hidden to us,
lost on the editing-room floor that is the brain’s unconscious and secret life.
-Steven Quartz… 21 more words
Tags » Consumerism
An oft repeated argument by numerous commentators about the benefits of free markets and capitalism is the incentive system it fosters.
Whilst constructively shaping human behaviour is needed in order to positively reinforce the benefit humanity can bring to the wider universe/environment, a question continues to linger about what type of incentive do alternative systems propose, and can they indeed work? 279 more words
The above three part documentary (The Foods that Make Billions) is a well worth a view
For me it explores an underlying truth: the business of capitalism is to exploit and manipulate… 388 more words
So a couple of weeks ago I finally finished the scarf I have been working on for the last 6 months, well, I say working on, actually I mean doing everything I can to avoid having to touch the damn thing, doing two rows and then giving up in disgust and generally procrastinating as much as possible. 832 more words