myth: capital will respond to demand by making more things that people want
reality: marketing under capitalism has taken the most advanced technology the earth has ever seen and dedicated all of it to specifically finding things that hurt, upset and enrage human beings and amplifying them in a darwinian evolutionary process in order to maximize our own boundless unending torment
imma just link this here
oddly enough, this was prompted by a... rather unfelicitous response to a shitpost on discord rather than any feedback respecting this post
rysiek articulates the actual underlying pattern of what this post was about: https://mastodon.technology/@rysiek/108545991403011960
@carcinopithecus needed to re-draft, new link: https://mastodon.technology/@rysiek/108546016428074070
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