On the one hand, this is blatantly false. On the other, it makes a good point.
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Or, how day jobs requiring little or no creative input make us feel like nothing more than commodities to be one day tossed aside, how marketing swallows your soul, how happiness should come from creating instead of purchasing, how sadness is a necessary part of happiness, and how social interaction is inherently fraudulent.
This articulates my ennui very eloquently.
Via Clayton Cubitt, who says:
The MIke Wallace Interview, late 50s, Erich Fromm
Fromm talks about the need for creativity in work, the dehumanizing effects of widget-pushing, the futility of consumption for consumption’s sake, and sadness as part of normal happiness.
Can you imagine this being broadcast on American television now?
I think I may start doing this.
…You’ve been served.
At least, if you’re happicow, Adam, or Ciccone you have been.
I saw this a few days ago, but never reposted it. Today, I was explaining the video to Peter, and we both wondered why the hell I didn’t, so I am rectifying that… NOW.
- Complete destruction machine gun game! Shoot like crazy!! Smash and destroy!! http://is.gd/2F0Oo #
- Drawing whilst intoxicated leads to… interesting… proportions. Also, the games at D&B mostly suck these days. #
- Game fail. http://is.gd/2F7Iz #
- My feet are too small for this game http://is.gd/2F9tJ #
- The media infusion corner. http://is.gd/2FagT #