Lies, ardent assertions, and statistics.

Posted: 2015-08-31 in Vignette

They’re all full of shit, half-truths and downright lies. Bogus adverts to con you out of your time and money. Bright lights and make-up, botox and airbrushing, a little bit of cleavage if you’re lucky. A fifth of your downtime being used to fleece you: in between entertainment and (occasionally) educational stimulation, you get conned.

You wake up to the situ. You feel dirty and sullied by commercial TV, in bondage somehow. You change the channel, feeling the need for some spiritual nourishment, you give your attention to the religious networks. And, fuck, you’re right back at the beginning. … They’re all full of shit, half-truths and downright lies. Bogus adverts to con you out of your time and money. Bright lights and make-up, botox and airbrushing, a little bit of cleavage if you’re lucky. Your desire for salvation being used to fleece you: in between Bible quotes and (occasionally) interesting ideas, you get conned.

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