Friendly Reminders

 Friendly reminders offended millennial

Sick people are easier to control.

Their energy is low. Their spirit is weak. Their bodies are hurting.

No surprise, then, that our for-profit healthcare system benefits the sicker you get.

Poor people are easier to control.

Their resources are limited. Their options are fewer. Their voices are stifled.

No surprise, then, that our sub-par public assistance programs barely provide the bare minimum, leaving no room to save money.

Uneducated people are easier to control.

Their knowledge is limited. Their minds are vulnerable. Their growth is compromised.

No surprise, then, that our public educational system lacks the proper funding needed to help students and teachers thrive.

Unorganized people are easier to control.

Their families are separated. Their community is divided. Their direction is uncertain.

No surprise, then, at our deplorable maternity leave policies prevent familial bonding. No surprise then, that our prisons burst at the seams with black fathers who are now unable to provide.

Addicts are easier to control.

Their money is tied up. Their confidence is low. Their criminal records are high.

No surprise, then, that doctors prescribe opioids like candy. No surprise, then, that alcohol usage is embedded in our culture as deep as apple pie.

Distracted people are easier to control.

Their focus is elsewhere. Their lives are busy. Their technology rules them.

No surprise, then, that our puritanical work culture directly correlates self-worth to productivity. No surprise, then, that escapism into video games, memes, and Disney is so mainstream.