Friday, November 28, 2008

*Really* now...

Stories like this are ridiculous: people getting trampled for sales. I don't know what this year's must-buy items are (and don't care to know, for that matter), but ye gods, what is worth trampling folks or, in another incident, pulling a gun on someone, to get? Can you still give a gift in good conscience knowing that someone died in order for you to get it?

Consumerism, for as much of a hold as it has on even my life, still baffles me. At the end of the day, folks, the things you buy are just things. They won't make up for 364 days of not being there for your child/significant other/family. Sorry.

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1 comment:

dasyatis said...

Seriously. And you know what else sickens me? That right next to headlines about shootings in India is a headline about Paris f-ing Hilton doing something stupid. What the hell is wrong with our society? Oh wait, basically everything...