We all know who pays for surveillance capitalism in terms of privacy. But who pays financially? Show more

@hdasch my rules of buying stuff in order
1. Don't buy but repair
2. Buy second hand preferably from previous owner
3. Buy locally

@ericbuijs @hdasch

But muh consumerism! I need my pointless new stuff so I can die in debt and enslaved to corporations that manipulate me! /s

@MaxStirner @ericbuijs That's the trap they've laid. Shiny objects. Artificial scarcity and amplified urgency.

We get to chose when to pay the marketing tax and when to do something else.

Hard to escape the trap completely.

@ericbuijs Wisdom, there. That may be the only way to escape the marketing tax.

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