Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.
Consumers - Consumption Quotes
Give the lady what she wants.
Anyone who says that we will tell people to stop eating meat, or stop wanting to have a nice house, and we’ll just basically change human desires, I think that that’s too difficult.
I don’t think it’s realistic to say that people are utterly going to change their lifestyle because of concerns about climate.
Traditional licensing — beauty, fragrance, accessories — used to be the things that would help cash flow. Those markets have shrunk. Designers have to look at themselves and say I’m willing to take the risk and break from tradition. For designers today, what are alternative products or content that we can build? I believe brands […]
Work to survive; survive by consuming; survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.
We should work to become, not to acquire.
Our civilization offers many palliatives which help people to be consciously unaware of this aloneness: first of all the strict routine of bureaucratized, mechanical work, which helps people to remain unaware of their most fundamental human desires, of the longing for transcendence and unity. Inasmuch as the routine alone does not succeed in this, man […]
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Man’s happiness today consists in ‘having fun.’ Having fun lies in the satisfaction of consuming and ‘taking in’ commodities, sights, food, drinks, cigarettes, people, lectures, books, movies – all are consumed, swallowed. The world is one great object for our appetite, a big apple, a big bottle, a big breast; we are the sucklers, the […]