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Board Games Have Always Been Great At Teaching Us To Buy More Stuff

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.

Amazon Dash Button: The Ultimate Convenience Or The End Of Civilisation?

Amazon’s latest experimental product is the Dash button, a programmable key that makes reordering essentials like laundry detergent as easy as pushing Start on the microwave. Is this the best thing that ever happened to busy America? Or a sign that we’ve become the docile servants of our Amazon Prime accounts?

Everything Wrong With Consumerism In 46 Seconds

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!

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