How They Sell Overkill

Under the capitalist-dictated regime of cars-first transportation, the private automobile is all about selling people as much stuff as possible, never mind the consequences.

This ad from Volkswagen directly states one of the bedrock propositions of this endeavor: “More room means more fun.”

One might reflect, in reviewing this shameless, preposterous piece of mental manipulation, upon the thing that has for many decades been the leading cause of death for American children and young adults. That would be automotive collisions.