You read English.
You have a home.(2)
You are not chronically hungry.(2)
You will not Disappear. (2)(3)
You regard some part of your income as ‘disposable.’ (1)(2)(3)(4)
- And, oddly enough, you occasionally go beyond mass media products and read tiny magazines with great fiction, poetry and odd little ideas.
- Unless you found this in the trash.
- You need not fear for your life by reading or possessing this or any other text or idea, samizdat or other.
- You sometimes consider where the money you work for goes. You sometimes try economic support of ideas and ideologies. You don’t always fall for the hype. You shop as a pastime. You don’t always buy ‘brand’ names. This may be time-consuming and wear you out. In 5 years you will be going to the mall thinking of all the time this is saving you.