Tuesday, May 19, 2009

i love feathers in my hair as well

Message in What We Buy, but Nobody's Listening

"The grand edifice of brand-name consumerism rests on the narcissistic fantasy that everyone else cares about what we buy. (It’s no accident that narcissistic teenagers are the most brand-obsessed consumers.) But who else even notices? Can you remember what your partner or your best friend was wearing the day before yesterday? Or what kind of watch your boss has?"

the things is...I can remember what my friends were wearing years ago...

1 comment:

adwoa said...

EXACTLY. the researcher in question lives in podunk, arizona though: cities are different.