Post Tagged with: "consumerism"

Black Friday: Well Done Britain, You Fell For It!

November 28, 2014 7:10 pm1 comment
Black Friday: Well Done Britain, You Fell For It!

Black Friday marks a time where the American masses seem to be blind folded and sent out from their homes and herded into shops at obscene hours of the day to spend cash they have or may not have in preparation for the coming season. Ironic that the previous day […]

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Keira Bares All

November 11, 2014 11:48 am1 comment
Keira Bares All

To prove a point obviously! Keira Knightley has decided to stand up to the media on behalf of every woman out there that has had her body reshaped and touched up by Photoshop. The 29 year old actress posed topless for a photo-shoot for last month’s issue of Interview Magazine, […]

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Find Your Pulse Again

February 1, 2014 3:00 pm0 comments
Find Your Pulse Again

Minimalism; a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. With the pages of 2014 still shiny, thin and crisp, minimalism reminds me of how the new year can be good. A new year is not always for setting resolutions that […]

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The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

January 23, 2014 3:10 pm0 comments
The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

The current acceptance of the online currency ‘bitcoin’ is divided. This week, it was declared that Cumbria University would allow payment for tuition fees in bitcoins. What makes this cyber-currency so attractive, yet also unsettling, for so many organisations? Is the bitcoin truly as good as it sounds, or could […]

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Dear Advertisers (A poem)

January 19, 2014 3:17 pm0 comments
Dear Advertisers (A poem)

Dear Advertisers, I do not need to be told what is wrong with me I do not need to know that I am Fat, flat-chested, ugly, or unfashionable None of the products you can sell me Will erase the fact that I was painfully aware of all these things By […]

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Feminism to blame for ‘hook-up’ culture

December 8, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Feminism to blame for ‘hook-up’ culture

I was astonished to read Susan Dench’s column the other week that implied feminism had indirectly led to this new-found ‘hook-up culture’. One thing is for sure, Dench surely would not be able to voice her opinion without feminism. The column attacks feminism, claiming that the movement has caused a […]

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Do we really need the Big Mac?

November 18, 2012 2:30 pm5 comments
Do we really need the Big Mac?

The farcical state of modern consumerism   I was, for the first time in my life, buying toilet paper en masse yesterday. Hypothetically, this should be a simple ‘shop fast and go home’ procedure, alas I was met with a predicament equal in complexity to my winter exam. Upon arriving […]

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