Tagged With consumerism

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As we approach Christmas, there's a tremendous marketing push by retailers who implore us to buy more things. Frankly, our entire economy depends upon people buying stuff they don't need. But Americans have a tendency to romanticize the Before Times™ — an era when consumerism wasn't so rampant. This longing for the days of old is misguided at best. One need only look at the board games of the 19th and 20th centuries for evidence.

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Worried that you aren't good, smart or attractive enough to find success and happiness, and that you'll die pathetically alone, a washed-out never-was from the middle of nowhere? That's because you aren't and you will — unless you buy these fantastic products!