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I would add that young people are being conditioned to view themselves as objects and consumers in ways that were not true in my generation. To see their bodies as products to be improved or replaced. To see fun and play as things you have to pay for. And so on. the result seems to be either zombies or rebels.
Originally posted by dizzylizzy
As an older member , I can tell you that over the last decade we have become increasingly distracted by STUFF. We are controlled by corporations, through advertising, media, and product placement.