Check out this film on the comodification of Christmas. Interesting look at how gift exchange is practiced in the US.What would Jesus buy?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ypgs2s3lEzs
You know how else people could help others in Africa? Getting on a plane and going to Africa. I know this is easier said than done, but it is feasible.
If only altruism could be so pleasant all the time. I love Lattes, and if I feel good for any reason other than that caffeine, count me in! Wait a second... If I start liking it, is it really altruism? Hmmmm...
Starbucks has been naughty and illegaly used Prehispanic images on their mugs. you cannot be altruistic and hold the Aztec calendar stone in your hand at the same time:http://haecceities.wordpress.com/2010/01/09/starbucks-and-the-illegal-use-of-prehispanic-images/
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