“Your relationships will fail.” -Our Culture

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Updated: 8/5/13, 8:45am

Question for you. True or True: Consumeristic is an adjective that describes our culture well.

If you guessed true, congratz! You’re not necessarily smarter than a fifth grader, but you’re correct. If you guessed false, please click the refresh button and try again. Also, punch yourself.

I’m not sure if you’ve looked around, but you are being marketed. Like probably even right now.

It’s not a coincidence that Facebook is hitting you with ads for Ben & Jerry’s, Baskin Robbins, and TCBY frozen yogurt… at the same time! It’s not a miracle. It’s not a sign from God. It’s not your lucky day. It’s called targeted ads. I mean let’s just be honest, you post about ice-cream way too much… like waaaaaayyyy too much (just ask your friends). And the Facebook gnomes have taken note!

How angry were you last week when Target sent you…

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