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Shopping = The purchasing of goods
Never underestimate the entertainment value of shopping.
Also see: shopping list
Whole Earth: The Many Lives of Stewart Brand
One strand that runs through Markoff’s book unremarked is the fact that Brand loved shopping. He was the prototypical early adopter, prepared to pay sticker price for the latest gadgets, a habit linked to his father’s love for mail-order catalogs and even further back to a family hardware supply business. He took the same shopping approach to ideas and identities, always on the lookout for something new. Many of his peers were the same way, and for them he dreamed up the Whole Earth Catalog, a thick brochure for the reverse-engineered store of Stewart.
Stewart Brand’s Dubious Futurism – Malcolm Harris/The Nation
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