Tag Archives: Consumerism

3 Black Friday Mind Tricks You Can Withstand

Marketers pull out all the stops to entice us into the stores and into large purchases on Black Friday. This post explains 3 of their major ploys, and offers some antidotes. It finishes with a Benedictine perspective. Continue reading

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The Never-Buried Now On Sale

Plastinated Bodies now up for sale. Continue reading

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A comment made to my post But Afterwards … ! reminded me of Steve Goodman’s song “Vegematic.”   This was a connection I hadn’t made when I was writing – but of course, it was part of the memory banks that … Continue reading

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