actiongrl wrote:Yes, we do sell those things. We do not hold that commerce is evil; just commodification. But the experiment of a city where those interactions are suspended between people is ever-fascinating. And note that the place where we could sell the most of them *is* the event, and that it doesn't happen (side note: there was a time when other things besides coffee and ice were for sale at Burning Man; hamburgers, tshirts are the two things I remember. I'm glad they took things off that path!)
There's a "Commodification 101" document in the works that I think will make an interesting article on the website...
Good...now better get this in before Joel tells us that we're complaining and not doing anything about it
for links to fair trade, union made, no sweat stuff, no stuff
I don't want to micro my activism too much...won't shop HellMart, buy Dell computers or Coors because both owners heavily support Republican causes
the biggest environmental statement I'd like to personally make soon is to buy a hybrid car (when I can afford it) use to make videos for US Electric Car and Zap
and I will not give up on rockstar...I love it, so fuck me dead
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