Tag Archives: capitalism

Happiness is just around the corner!

A friend just referred me to a great video on the subject of consumerism/materialism. It fits in beautifully with the work of the Equality Trust and Bruce K. Alexander, and it reminded me of a funny cartoon I came across … Continue reading

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I hate the “I’m-a-hard-working-taxpayer” mentality. It must be eradicated!

Line them up and re-educate them… I hate the “I’m-a-hard-working-taxpayer-and-you’re-a-lazy parasite” mentality. …Hate, loathe, despise, detest! It must be eradicated! Line up and re-educate those who hold such views, I say. “Noble, hard-working taxpayers” What brought this fit of pique … Continue reading

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Beyond the Corporation, Humanity Working – please read this terrific book!

I have just reviewed David Erdal’s Beyond the Corporation, Humanity Working for Bella Caledonia.  Please read the review on the Bella Caledonia website or read the illustrated version below.  I hope you will then read the book! An End to … Continue reading

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The answer to life, the universe and everything? A resounding call to link arms.

  A review of The Globalization of Addiction, A Study in Poverty of the Spirit, Bruce K. Alexander, OUP, 2009, ISBN 978-0-19-923012-9, 978-0-19-958871-8. by R. Eric Swanepoel Note:  a shorter version of this review has been published in the Scottish … Continue reading

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Postal privatisation and eating disorders: the sordid link.

It’s a good exercise for a writer (or, indeed, for anyone) to take two apparently unrelated things and try to find a link between them.  This morning (24 February), listening to Today on Radio 4, I had no difficulty in … Continue reading

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