i lot of my super weird unrelated seemingly petty complaints about shit can be boiled down to "i resent being marketable"

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"i hate cell phones"
"i'm over ttrpg culture"
"i hate having to buy clothes"
"supermarkets are the devil incarnate"
"all movies these days are terrible"
it's all the same baby!! it all translates to "it is physically impossible to do [x] action without a powerful corporation viewing that action, analyzing it for marketability, and invading my personal space/violating my privacy to try and sell me shit and that makes me Vibrate with rage"

i often actually /really fucking like/ the Thing. what i hate is what's lost/violated when the thing is made specifically to get money From Me

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and i think on a really base level we fucking All resent being marketable. it's people we don't know or care about using us and our bodies and likes and interests to make themselves money without our consent, often in a way that's massively disruptive and inconvenient to us. But western propaganda sells so many of us on the inherent virtue and balancedness of The Free Market that we, culturally, invent different reasons for that resentment

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like my example earlier lol, Being Mad At 14 Year Old Girls For Getting Into Whatever's Popular Right Now (as though "people we like/trust like this thing" isn't how most of us get into anything) Instead Of The Company Making The Popular Thing That's Consciously Diluting The Art And Voice Of It To Make It More Mass Appealing

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going on 2 completely separate rants sbout the same thing literally begging anyone to understand the extremely scattered incoherent point i'm making about the unhealthy relationship between selling and consumerism and the inherent harm of """"marketing""""

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i always feel extremely Tin Hat when i complain about this shit lmao like i was tryna voice my particular lack of motivation to get a new phone (privacy violations, planned obsolescence, ads, being Contactable, Having to own an expensive ass piece of equipment to be alive) and they all were just like, ok??? just buy a new phone??? phones are good??? and i ajdbhsjshdhdjd no they're literally satan but fine ig

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like nothing a mobile phone does is /inherently/ harmful but everything about how it's /used/ fucking IS and i hate them so much oh my god. fuck phones. evil pieces of machinery. i hope anyone still reading this rant is enjoying how it's losing coherency by the minute. anyway throw your phone in a river smash a bank window punch a cop live off the land

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@myconidiosyncrasy still following, checking in and out, but 1000% agree! appreciate you!

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@myconidiosyncrasy comrade,

if you're in a tinfoil hat, I'm wearing a helmet made of beer cans with foil lining.

1000% agreed with you.

to those reading along: pop the tires on cop cars, loot a hobby lobby, spraypaint security camera lenses, steal time back from your boss by using the bathroom to check social media on your phone, befriend houseless folks and shoplift what they need from whole foods, defend your community from those who seek to destroy it

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@LexYeen I used to wank in the bathrooms at my old job while I was on the clock

also this absolutely makes perfect sense go the fuck OFF

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@myconidiosyncrasy Hot fucking shit I hate marketing. I hate how everything is tracked, analyzed, and stored forever. Let me buy groceries without telling a corporation everything about my shopping trip. I never want to see or hear another goddamn advertisement for the rest of my LIFE.

I'm tired of defending myself constantly. I'm tired of being watched. I'm tired of feebly trying to enforce my boundaries.

I think I get it.

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@myconidiosyncrasy Phones are the most physical concentrated form of all of this and I just want to spike mine into a wall but I'd just end up being required to buy another one by some piece of shit company or another.

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@frostotron god yeah exactly

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@myconidiosyncrasy yeah no I hate all rhis shit with a passion too. Also what the heck, I thought more people knew phones are evil

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@myconidiosyncrasy wonder if it it's like, ignorance or denial first and foremost

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@myconidiosyncrasy Tristan I 200% agree with all of this but I'm very sleepy and don't have good words, but. heartily seconded

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@glitterwitch yess glitter witch i would literally die for you

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