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Banality

These pockets of individuality and creativity, these people and places that have not been stamped out of the mass-moulding machine of homogenisation, they leave us, but we never know where they go; do they become hollow and cease to exist, or have they found another world, full of like-minded, but, of course, so very not alike people, a place we’ll never find, a place now only in our hearts.

    TAGS:  death, creativity, banality, homogeneous


Totally Fiction :: grudknows

Boot looked at the mainstream values sales man in disbelief, ‘So all I need to do to get the free gift is to watch an episode of Big Brother or read a romance novel… couldn’t you make it something simple like bamboo sticks under the fingernails?’.

    TAGS:  boot - the person, banality, reality TV, torture, mainstream, values


useless :: boot

Tammy had the distinct feeling that her work was trying to subtly erase every last modicum of her personality, piece by piece, memo by memo, email by email.

    TAGS:  banality, Tammy


The elegant but enraged woman lined up the grey, bitter and utterly soulless entities against the wall and smiled unnervingly as she slowly unveiled her first implement of mayhem and blood.

    TAGS:  Miss Jane, polite violence, blood, banality, mayhem, economists, soulless


As she passed each chain-everything’s-the-damn-same-store, her anger increased as rapidly as the once loved quirky corner mutated into yet another any-street-any-town, until suddenly Miss Jane and her flamethrower stepped forward, took control and began the burning.

    TAGS:  coffee, Miss Jane, polite violence, banality, flamethrower, burning, chain stores


hollow :: boot

It’s not a good feeling.

    TAGS:  banality, hollow


I’m not sure it’s even possible, but it certainly appears that large gangs of humans appear to be clotting.

    TAGS:  banality, humans, clots, homogenize


homogeneous :: boot

Some days Cherri saw no point to battling it and other days she couldn’t even see what there was to battle.

    TAGS:  banality, individuality, homogeneous


 

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