Charmaine, 23, New Zealand.
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Miniature Trams, Hong Kong
Where in the world am I?
"You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job market with triple the unemployment isn’t interested in purchasing the assets of the generation who just blew an enormous housing bubble and kept it from popping through quantitative easing and out-and-out federal support? Curious."
When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”)
But the 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours (the average office worker gets less than three hours of actual work done in 8 hours) but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy. It keeps them watching television, and its commercials. It keeps them unambitious outside of work.
We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we don’t have. We buy so much because it always seems like something is still missing."
YESSS i knew i wasnt the only person out there who was making an issue out of this
My dad just explained this to me a month ago. True as fuck.
Simulation of Schizophrenia
Australian YouTuber Hellojarrad presents this haunting and eye-opening audio clip that might provide a better understanding of what it’s like to experience auditory hallucinations as someone diagnosed with schizophrenia.