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My household profit margin is contracting while we cut cost left and right (at the same time, “they” tell us inflation has moderated. “They” are full of it.). The situation has made me bitter and cynical about the whole system. I try to understand what has changed since I was a kid, where my dad provided for his family on bricklayer wages. He told me that the house I grew up in cost about 2.5 times his annual income. The median house in this area now costs about 325,000 dollars.

your story really resonated with me
more and more people are starting to wake up and notice that the debt/consumption lifestyle is a media product designed to churn the capitalism wheels. bottom line: there are too many people in the world, and instead of saying that, we hear the leaders find new ways to spin our wheels and drum up economic activity, even if it means borrowing from the futures and complete disregard of the environment

there was a time when a sustainable living was the ideal
that got thrown out the window and now only suckers show up to pay cash for anything of any size
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