Just one giant shopping mall indeed. 😦
“Western civilization is a loaded gun pointed at the head of this planet.”
― Terence McKenna
I was shocked when I first read this quote!
However, it is not a statement I can debate, because, from where I am at this moment in time, I have to agree.
It is short and succinct!
It is true.
Returning recently from a shopping trip to Sligo, my head aching from the slow trawl around shops, keeping apace with other shoppers, most of whom seemed in a trance-like state, almost zombified; it struck me that many were there as a source of passive entertainment.
Shopping has become a pastime for many.
What does this say about our society?
Is it merely that we are nothing more than consumers?
Let’s face it, our governments have long since created the global economic model upon that premise, that we are consumers of a vast global shopping…
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