SILICON VALLEY’S INFECTION IS DESTROYING THE
cost of addiction, whether through substance abuse, consumer
or gambling fixes, has been well-documented.
Valley is addicted to, and infected by, the pandemic known as:
“Wealth culture” addiction.
people go sick and twisted
lengths to make more money even
them ultimately feeling unfulfilled.
addiction is a phenomenon that is growing and widespread
to Google, Twitter and Facebook pushing this lifestyle.
During the financial crisis, one
at wealth and the American dream and how it had gotten
more super-sized and, then when you
look at all the stories told about economics, popular
gender, the causes of the financial crash and the new rich
and Russia, they told a bigger story that were connected in
data points that, together, document a seismic shift about our
values. We’ve gone from a culture that prized hard work,
and discretion as the central tenets of the American Dream to a
Valley hyped culture
celebrity, bling and narcissism.
about wealth but aspiration to wealth. At every level we
more. Whether it’s the currency of beauty, the currency of
the currency of branding or the currency of sexuality, ‘Fake
till you make it’ can be just as valuable as having money. Silicon
promotes using sex as money and fame as cash to get into the
doors of elitism.
is an epidemic of a growing addiction.
culture” is unhealthy and unsustainable for our community,
relationships and well-being. The addiction of consumerism functions
like other addictions so that can be very unhealthy. Ghetto youth
have tripled their killings in urban regions due to their
with being cut-out of all potential to experience this “Wealth
Culture” that Silicon Valley says “Everybody else is doing”.
of the cure lies in switching off your TV set, tablet and smartphone
and catching up with the people next door. Google, Twitter and
Facebook will drive you to suicide if you don’t.
Girls are not “inspiring models”, they are prostitutes looking
for paid sex gigs with foreign men. Make-up tutorial girls on
are desperate narcissists. Twitter shots of supposedly rich people
showing their money and cars are all staged using props and pretend
generation ago people used to compare themselves to their neighbors,
now people spend more time with people they know from TV than their
actual neighbors and aspire to this very unrealistic image, whether
it’s through reality TV or social media, about what life is like.
Silicon Valley has built a Wizard of Oz fantasy and told society
this is what everybody else has.
has yet become the Toto that will pull the curtain back to reveal
that the Wizards of Oz at Google, Facebook and Twitter are just
pathetic misogynist, rapist, sex abusing, sociopaths who have too
much money and too little moral ethics.