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I find I generally agree with the position you've been outlining on this thread, and I don't want to argue because I find our agreements are stronger than our disagreements.

That said, I think advertising is among the most obviously toxic and least redeemable of the various aspects you've described.  Not all of capitalism is 100% bad. I think it beats feudal rent extraction quite handily.  At some level, work does need to get done, and stuff does need to get made.  At no level I can imagine do people need to be surrounded by a blanket of lies.

by Zwackus on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 07:38:36 PM EST
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