Instant gratification is one of our culture’s highest values. A lot of people I know don’t like to buy stuff on-line because of the shipping wait time; however, I get a special thrill out of checking the mail every day to see if my package arrived yet.
Amazon.com is on a mission to kill that sweet feeling with same day shipping. The following video imagines the next step, with “Shipping Yesterday.” Too funny!
What do you think, is this a good critique of how consumerism goes too far? Do other examples light up in your mind?
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