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  • Watching commercials is so annoying. It's this continuous pushy energy trying to make my energy sway one way or the other, their way. The noises, the stupidity, the make believe that is what everybody want or need. Making believe that bodies look something completely different from reality. The media reality is full of youth, enterprising men, sexualised women, and terror. The terror we're sold so we buy and do what they want us to. The reality outside the media includes older people, disabled people, people of colour, fat people, poor people, people with 'flawed' looks. They're supposed to be flaws according to that media reality that is not real. We've allowed big corporations and governments to own our minds, our bodies and our social tools until the internet arrived. The internet arrived and a lot of people have a voice all around the world. Hopefully, more and more people are going to access a computer and a decent broadband service. Not everybody have that and that's the downside of the new voice. It's still in our hands. Although our hands outnumber by far the rich and their only 1% currently ruling the world. But still people don't have what to eat or drink or both, or health, or home, or many basic needs never mind access to the internet. We need to stop the exploitation of other countries. If we have to lower our standard of lives so others have what we have, so be it. I don't want to live in this world any more. I want to live in a more equal world, a more equal United Kingdom that should be the British Republic so all citizens are equal and have equal opportunities. Although equal opportunities as a concept is more complex that equal access to services and education. It would be an individual adjustment to them for each person to access them. We need to change things and we need to start with the little gestures we have in our daily lives. Instead of being a menace to others, being loving. I think this is the only way we'll change the world. But it has to be everywhere and everyone. No excuses, no saying 'but look at him/her'. This is your responsibility and what s/he does doesn't change what you need to do. 'Love thy neighbour as thyself'.
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