Thursday, May 31, 2018

Just Another Aspect Of The Commoditization Of Everything

Because, in that context, what is valued is only what a crazy patch quilt of markets now say is valuable. Even when knowing something (you wouldn't know otherwise) might be worth a great deal to you, and the people around you, in your community. This is so now because a privileged few have convinced us of it. Precisely because they've have the ability to do so, in ever more increasing amounts, for some time now. And that occurred because we all let them get away with making it be possible.

Certainly paying for it now, though, aren't we. Still your choice, however, if it continues or not.

SPEND LIKE NOBODY'S WATCHING


When local newspapers shut their doors, communities lose out. People and their stories can't find coverage. Politicos take liberties when it's nobody's job to hold them accountable.


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[Post Note: And as long as we're talking about the Commoditization Of Everything, we need to give a moment to the following bit of "No Feces Sherlock" that are the questions asked by HuckMagazine.com just below: J.V.]
SEXTUAL POLITICS


If relationships can be formed, lived, broken and ended online, then that clearly has an impact on the way we relate to each other. And could it mean something for the way we relate to ourselves, too?


[Post Note: Research and development within Capitalism is, of course, working overtime to come up with new products to turn virtually anything the mind can fantasize now into a way to make money. Rest assured, though, that bed rock fundamentals like preloading for full addiction possibilities, won't be forgotten. I mean, can you think just think of it: VR addiction and Cryptocurrency in one package? Wow! The profit processing might bust even Google's ability to add servers fast enough J.V.]
Scottish hospital is ready to treat cryptocurrency addicts


[Post Note: And of course we have the fact that education is made to be a consumer product more and more. One where, evidently, real people trying to pass on knowledge, as well as a host of once valuable social norms, aren't all that valued either. Well, just goes to show. If you don't value the process anymore, why would you value the people still involved doing it? J.V.]

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