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you buy it
you forget it”
What that means for me is that while I authentically enjoy makeup, I also have to recognize that it’s impossible to know if I would still like it if I hadn’t been socialized to believe that I had to. It means understanding that the choices that I make are dependent on the choices that are offered to me. So while I’m empowered to decide that I want to wear makeup, I’m equally disempowered by a system that sells that to me as the “right” choice to make.”
Everything produced under the capitalist mode of production is a result of exploitation.
The focus on consumption rather than production places more emphasis on the consumer, than the mode of production, which points us toward an individualist, rather than collectivist orientation. And its understood that an individualist approach is not sufficient for dismantling oppressive social systems.”
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