The Waste of the Progress

“Thy Kingdom Come” by Chester Arnold (1999)

The Waste of the Progress

While shelf life gets shorter and fashions rotate,
Consumption is a skipping rope to leap over a payroll date.
Acquire your duds, use and throw them away…
The Progress rolls down a slope anyway.
                                                                          (by Oleg Komlik)
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  1. Nice little poem, Oleg. Here is a little music-video I made that makes a similar point along with some others, in a political-ecological mode:
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    William K. Carroll
    Professor of Sociology and Co-director, the Corporate Mapping Project
    University of Victoria
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