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DrTwitch t1_iy16lhp wrote

Sure, and the west as a whole. Billionaires and consumerism go together. We love to abdicate our responsibility by pointing at a few other people


ultraviolentfuture t1_iy2fx2b wrote

Extreme wealth didn't exist prior to consumer capitalism, right? All through humanities sordid history of thousands of years of monarchies all the wealth was evenly distributed and power was shared.


DrTwitch t1_iy4u5lc wrote

Th ats not my point. My point is that even back in the day we didn't consume that much of the world's resources. Now the average person consumes significantly more. We can't dodge our own responsibility.