o 2. Using up NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES as
if they all had to be used up now.
o 3. Defining 'ADULT' to children as
doing the things they should not do - to enjoy violent
entertainment, coarse language, watch suffering, gamble, smoke,
get drunk and stay Immature rather than Mature
o 4. ADVERTISING that debases truth, and
makes people say for money what they do not believe
o 5.'AMBULANCE' attitudes - focus to
treat victims rather than prevent casualties in the first place
o 6 Background MUSIC to voices on radio
and TV so loud that the voices cannot be heard easily
o 7. Background PICTURES and colours to
print, so that print can be difficult to read.
o 8. CAR advertisements that emphasise
speed or roughing up our fragile wildernesses
o 9. CARS. One person needing two-tonnes
of metal to drive around the suburbs in.
o 10. CHILD MODELS of great skinniness
to display fashions for adults of increasing shapelessness
o 11. Classroom BARRIERS TO LITERACY
remain, while $$millions research victims' defects
o 12.CONNECTIONS not made when linked
events should be investigated - eg. food ads and anorexia;
bullying in TV cartoons, news and drama, and bullying in schools
o 13.CONSUMPTION by the well-off as the
key to our economics, rather than meet the needs of all.
o 14. Dehumanising and DEPERSONALISING
people by any number of ways
o 15.DEPRESSION's increasing causes are not
being tackled while the problem increases too
o 16.DRUGS. Not offering alternatives to
drugs for escape, consolation, pleasure, socialising, jobs
o 17.ELECTION practices that make a
mockery of democracy
o 18.ENVIRONMENT-LOVERS intruding to
pollute and destroy the virgin wildernesses they love
o 19. EXERCISE - cutting down on human
effort in everyday life and then driving to pay at gyms.
o 20. FASHION - discomfort, ugliness,
and lack of creativity and durability
o 21.FICTION and reality - blurring the
differences now extending even to official biographies.
o 22.FORM rather than content taking all
o 23. GENETIC ENGINEEERING's misuse to
withstand biocides and terminate fertile seed.
o 24. GENETIC ENGINEEERING. Some is designed to increase profits of companies, but some may be useful. We should distinguish which is which.
o 25. Going for QUANTITY rather than
quality, disregarding how growth can end
o 26. GROANING and whingeing without
seeking solutions to problems
o 27. HOMES - Interior designs that are
bare, sparse and chilly for the emotions
o 28. HOME-BUILDING that has no
potential for modification or energy-saving
o 29. How TRILLIONAIRES and billionaires
spend incomes that could be used to help save the world
o 30. HUMOR- preferences for destructive
forms such as bully humour, and depersonalising pics
o 31. IMAGINATION seen only useful for
fantasy, not as practical
o 32. Intellectual PROPERTY extremes
that restrict progress and enrich
o 33. Intellectual treason by
INTELLECTUAL and artists making sure ordinary people cant
o 34. JOBS that are useless but make
profits for others
o 35. KITCHEN design suiting men,
regardless of women's needs - eg. cupboard placement.
o 36. LEADERS that get above the people
they are supposed to represent, especially in income.
o 37. Repetitive factory NOISES
preferred to music and melody and thoughtfulness about neighbours
o 38. OBSOLESCENCE built into goods in
order to make more profits and waste more resources.
o 39. OXYMORONS - juxtapositions that
brainwash and set stereotypes (eg. horrors of family life)
o 40. Penis length as the criterion of manliness, worth and skill at love-making.
o 41. Picaresque fiction preferred to
real HEROES to an extreme degree
o 42. POPULATON- trying to increase some
local populations by more breeding while so much of the world is
losing its fertile soil, water, food sources, biodiverse animal
life, and peaceful relations together, through the miseries of
o 43. Real costs of POLITICAL
ADVERTISING, especially at elections
o 44. SCHOOLCHILDREN going home every
day bent over with carrying their heavy
o 45. Shoes
OLD LADIES sold with slippery
o 46. Tastes increasing for the horrible
in a world full enough of
for pictures of profiled naked
pregnant mothers with tums and no heads.
o 48. Wonders of
TECHNOLOGY directed to
destroy, deprive and deprave.
o 49. WEIGHT-REDUCTION as an obsession
in countries with too much food, while others starve
o 50. The possibly misplaced CONFIDENCE
that however bad we make things for ourselves, us clever humans
will manage to find a way out, with the help of our omniscient and