Junk

Junk is the ideal product . . . the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy. . . . The junk merchant does not sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to his product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise. He degrades and simplifies the client. He pays his staff in junk.

— William S. Burroughs

Feels like it might apply more widely…

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2 thoughts on “Junk

    • i’d say it’s applicable to a lot of consumer culture. So yes, it applies to Apple products, and many others.

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