Producer or Consumer
The Industrial Revolution programmed the world to consume. Before the revolution it was common to only own one pair of jeans. Today it is common to have a dozen pairs. The Industrial Revolution programmed people to buy more things, thereby driving sales, which fueled factories. Factories demanded men and women sit on assembly lines and mindlessly endure the demeaning process. The prospect of creativity or producing something of their own was nowhere to be found. This consumer-drone mentality bled into many areas of life and has continued into the Information Age. We read, like, and consume anything that streams through our personal conveyer belt. Instead of critically producing information we passively consume hours of content-less media. We read, like, and consume anything that streams through our personal conveyer belt. Instead of critically producing information we passively consume hours of content-less media. This mindless thinking has spread even to the fabric…Continue Reading