HOW TO SURVIVE THE ECONOMIC CRISIS
Oh, sure it SEEMS bad.
Okay, it IS bad.
I guess I'm going to have to fire some of my staff—the guy who polishes all my doorknobs with gold dust-infused butter, the professional remote control operator, the person who sits on my sofa and gives French braids to all my guests, regardless of whether or not they want them or have enough hair for them . . . These are not the times for such luxuries. I knew it couldn't last. But there are some really good things about the collapse of the world economy. I thought it would be good to bring them up.
Here's one big one: in many ways it forces us to do things that we really had to do anyway. Like use less stuff. We have been wrecking the environment with all our buying and buying and buying and throwing stuff away. Reusing, swapping, and repairing will be IN! And that's excellent!