Bleak Friday

28 Nov


Today is Black Friday, another puerile import from the wonderful *Land of the Free*.  If I understand things correctly, this is where, after showing their Thankfulness at escaping religious persecution, the Fathers laid the foundations to annexe a land that didn’t belong to them and systematically annihilate the indigenous inhabitants; seize land and resources; now they feed material acquisitionary greed by going to the shops, fighting with others to procure items at cut price as if they were hunting trophies.

I think that’s correct, well now its here in the UK and people are showing their awareness of Corporate Control by buying as many cheap goods as they can, forgetting that these cheap prices are built in already.  Fulfilling their desires to be bigger, better and newer than their neighbour.

It has made me profoundly sad to see the outpouring of so much greed in such an ugly form when there is so much else wrong.  The Government must be joyfully celebrating that the sheeple are yet again distracted from the serious issues of the day, we can look forward to hundreds of media stories whipping up the frenzy; conditioning people to accept this as part of our lives and preparing the way for more of the same next year.

Drip, drip, drip, the opiate of the masses trickles into more and more brains.

Welcome to civilisation!  
Meanwhile real poverty flourishes across the country, don’t worry the Government is in control (of Corporations)!



5 Responses to “Bleak Friday”

  1. traveller47 November 28, 2014 at 1:51 pm #

    Brilliant! I agree 100% with this assessment of consumerism. Just watched a video on Facebook about people in Tesco’s today. The crowds were like animals squabbling over a cadavre!

  2. maxjfreeman November 28, 2014 at 3:38 pm #

    Great blog Julie. Absolutely shocking scenes from the BBC today, who then had the audacity to say, “people are calling it Black Friday now”, as though their promotion of the notion, something that didn’t exist in the high street until yesterday, had nothing to do with it.

    Lovely turn of phrase, drip drip,

    Thanks for a great piece.

    • julieanneda November 28, 2014 at 3:56 pm #

      Thanks Max, sickening isn’t it? Jules

  3. Jobeth May 14, 2017 at 10:57 am #

    My favorite past-time is reading inavtmfrioe articles. Your article is one of the most interesting I’ve read. Your insightful, fresh views gave me many things to think about. Thank you.

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