Taken from another article, originally posted 14th Feb 2005 on my original blog site
Never has the Western (so called ‘first’) world (hah!) been so bland…
Our young people are like robots, doped on skunk, high on pills and pacified by alcohol. The irony is that they (and the attendant High Priests of Cool – those too old to be considered young and therefore, once again, in fear of their very seat at the top table) have bought into (and thereby CREATED) a world where it is considered rebellion to wear designer labels, prance about in designer trainers, play designer games and listen to designer music. All look and no substance; style over content;
The question is: how is it that large multi national conglomerates have so effectively created a feeling of rebellion from conformity? And how is it that those who know better have been scared into remaining silent?
Collusion is always the greater part of oppression.