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Consumerism: The Addiction of the Collective

Unnecessary consumerism is something that we as a society are indisputably guilty of. For most, the high that comes with placing a spontaneous online order is unmatched. The feeling of admiring your purchases after a tiresome but worthwhile day of shopping is one of ecstasy. Many people are no strangers to having a ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ moment, or partaking in some retail therapy – but when do these moments of pleasure become addictions? Are we victims of the drug that is consumerism? There’s an undeniable truth to the term ‘retail therapy’. Shopping provides us with comfort. Due to the

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This Christmas You Have A Choice To Make

The economy is based on people spending their money. When people are spending they are exchanging the fruit of their work. The economy is based on exchanging the fruit of people’s work. People should not give away the fruit of their labour easily, if they do so they are just consumers who feed consumerism, which is based on a mass of people who spend more than they have and a minority of people who become ultra-rich. You have a choice: to become a lemon to be squeezed or a conscious and informed provider of your needs and desires. When you

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