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Fight Club (1999)

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Plot Summary

(This kind of movie is very special, so I decided not to go over some plots and keep the end of the movie in secret so that those who haven’t seen the film can experience a big surprise.) 657 more words

American

Do We Still Need Advent?

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God.
Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,
    and cry to her
that her warfare is ended,
    that her iniquity is pardoned,

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Thoughts

 Black Friday, Military Style

I can hardly get my wife to go Black Friday shopping. Recently, I’ve succeeded in getting her to go to Wal-Mart. She draws the line at military stores. 130 more words

Money

Amazon Go (Fuck Yourself)

Impressive yet unnecessary technology which if implemented in shops would make life so convenient that we regress even further into consumer monkeys* with an extra excuse not to interact with one another. 76 more words

The Lengthening yet Dying Consumerist Christmas Season (I find it surprisingly saddening)

This year I saw Christmas decorations before even Halloween and Black Friday setup at Walmart early Thanksgiving with signs saying not to touch until 6 pm. 318 more words

SOVIET COMMUNION: THE QUEUE AS CONSUMER RITUAL

In the wake of his timely and characteristically anticlimactic death in 1982, Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, otets-kormilets, left an uneasy procession. His ceremonial reign marked an era of socioeconomic stagnation and political regression that left the Union’s collective body – both Soviet and… 1,121 more words

History

Consumerism gone bad.

In 2012 Charles Duhigg  wrote an amazing article in the NYT called “How Companies Learn Your Secrets“. The article is still fresh after all these years and depicts a consumer society gone bad. 98 more words

Life