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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-22-10 06:53 PM
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27. And commercials became real fun
I mean good poetry for Levy's? I was laughing, but hey, I guess I can use some real good poetry.
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  -The other day there was a conversation nadinbrzezinski  Jul-21-10 10:18 PM   #0 
  - "Simplify, simplify."---"Hank David" nt  Atticus   Jul-21-10 10:37 PM   #1 
  - I'll admit I do splurge in food.  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-21-10 10:43 PM   #2 
     - Count not the day lost: you have added a neat word to my vocabulary: locavore. nt  Atticus   Jul-21-10 11:04 PM   #6 
        - You welcome  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-21-10 11:18 PM   #9 
  - If I live that way, capitalism will die.  OffWithTheirHeads   Jul-21-10 10:48 PM   #3 
  - Well it is NOT capitalism what we have today  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-21-10 10:53 PM   #4 
  - Hell yeah it would. And good riddance.  uncommon   Jul-22-10 03:31 PM   #21 
  - While there is nothing wrong with anyone who wants to do this  Pithlet   Jul-21-10 11:01 PM   #5 
  - A PERSON will not do a whit of a difference  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-21-10 11:13 PM   #8 
  - I think for the most part people are just trying to get by.  Pithlet   Jul-21-10 11:29 PM   #10 
     - Riddle me this  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-22-10 12:00 AM   #12 
        - Okay, continue to blame it on baubles.  Pithlet   Jul-22-10 12:12 AM   #13 
        - Economics I guess is not your strong suit, is it?  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-22-10 12:43 AM   #16 
           - What is Barnay's?  Pithlet   Jul-22-10 01:10 PM   #18 
              - Barnays, a cousin of Freud  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-22-10 03:22 PM   #19 
        - well, let's see: #1 job loss, #2 chain reactions secondary to the reduced consumption  Hannah Bell   Jul-22-10 12:44 AM   #17 
        - You are correct, people just don't like to hear it.  uncommon   Jul-22-10 03:32 PM   #23 
  - It's not the individual, it's the consumer culture that we as individuals take part in  uncommon   Jul-22-10 03:32 PM   #22 
  - Live Simply,.. So That Others May Simply Live  handmade34   Jul-21-10 11:08 PM   #7 
  - Top 5% of the income distribution do 1/3 of the consumer spending.  Hannah Bell   Jul-21-10 11:56 PM   #11 
  - But people are all too happy to blame that bottom 95%  Pithlet   Jul-22-10 12:15 AM   #14 
     - nope. just continued paeans to the simple life & how we're all a bunch of mindless consumers.  Hannah Bell   Jul-22-10 12:40 AM   #15 
  - Amen. What is life about?  uncommon   Jul-22-10 03:29 PM   #20 
  - Well I will argue we still need the car  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-22-10 03:34 PM   #24 
     - Of course. But the basics are usually within reach  uncommon   Jul-22-10 03:37 PM   #25 
  - Short response  gratuitous   Jul-22-10 04:06 PM   #26 
  - And commercials became real fun  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-22-10 06:53 PM   #27 
  - It's societal. I work part time at a storage facility. We're loathe to part with  gateley   Jul-22-10 08:52 PM   #28 
  - It's not just the economics  marked50   Jul-22-10 09:12 PM   #29 
  - My wife and I..  sendero   Jul-22-10 09:18 PM   #30 
  - Consuming less need not crash the economy  eridani   Jul-23-10 12:03 AM   #31 
  - Right on topic for my current  seaker   Jul-23-10 12:15 AM   #32 

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