Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Whose blood, sweat and tears were used to produce these shiny objects?

Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "While commerce is peaceful, politics inevitably pi...":

As though in the real world you can in any way separate how commerce works and the underlining political and cultural presumptions that are ALWAYS dramatised in and via commerce and the "market". And meanwhile where do all the shiny (cargo cult) consumer products come from? The mega-malls being in effect the Cathedrals for the world-wide consumerist "religion". Where all the "faithful" go at the call of the advertisers to receive their "prasad" or shiny colourful object. Whose blood, sweat and tears were used to produce these shiny objects? What cultures and eco-systems were, or are being, destroyed in this process?

Posted by Anonymous to Marketime at 7:53 AM, December 26, 2007

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