Still P***ed at Yoko
- Jun 6, 2006
- Reaction score
- Between the Moon and New York City
I wish I knew how to stop wanting stuff. It's all part of the evil design, I suppose.
We want to buy stuff (and go places) as a distraction from the sucktitude of life.
This is the key to financial freedom…. This is how the Bezoses and the Billionaire class keep us all on the hamster wheel .. They continually bombard us with advertisements and marketing designed to make us “consumerists”.. and it works really, really well.. if you can somehow ‘want what you already have’ and ‘collect experiences not things’- then we win, they lose.. of course, if *everyone* did that, our economy would completely collapse.. but on an individual level, it’s kinda the only way to get out of the rat race, eventually, before you’re like 70 years old.
I say all this as if i have somehow mastered it.. Spoiler alert: I have not…. But i think awareness is a good first step.