the Blacklight Arrow

David Blacker’s Blog

Excess

American excess! Was it this that half the countries of the world envied? Did the blanketed Indian squatting beside his colour TV with the rabbit ears on the edge of a Peruvian jungle lust for pre-moistened two-ply toilet paper available in earth tones? Did the one-legged kid lying in a hole in the ground in bombed-out Beirut dream of stone-washed designer blue jeans?
— Campbell Armstrong. Agents of Darkness

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: