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SHABAZ ALI

What happened that made us believe we all had to be special, beautiful and rich? That we had to have more and be more and pretend that the two were connected..

To film it all.

SHABAZ ALI

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<p><strong><em>Shabaz explains...

Shabaz explains, it's consumerism and social media, which together created this obsession of scrolling through the phone.. relatable info highlighting issues we all face but just don't won't or can't do anything about..

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SHABAZ ALI

Being a povvo is great, because ... I don't know if anyone's noticed, but the lives of plastic people we stare at online do not look fun.

They holiday in Dubai.. their most meaningful relationships are with customer service assistants (who hate them) 🤦‍♀️

SHABAZ ALI

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276 reads

<p>The aim of this book seems ...

The aim of this book seems to acknowledge how ridiculous it is to see extravagant living on social media platforms.. and to hype the beauty of normal people lives.

A much needed dialogue for certain members of society ✌️

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248 reads

<p>Shabaz shares his thoughts ...

Shabaz shares his thoughts on how social media has warped our minds in relation to food.. 10 dollar giant strawberries.. gold steaks..

He highlights the abnormalities which are normalised on the Internet, and then celebrates the reality of the average persons relationship with food.

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234 reads

SHABAZ ALI

It is adult life as designed by a child who wants to be a Princess.. the child (played by an adult Influencer) can really play grown ups by pretending to require a stimulant.. but in place of dolls there are 3 million people watching on a phone.

SHABAZ ALI

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220 reads

<p><em>A reminder of times bac...

A reminder of times back in 2008 when we didn't all constantly take photos of ourselves .. selfies.. there was no time for being sexy ..

'Today's generation have grown up in a world where everyone's just trying to look sexy all the time' .. the challenges faced using filters explained perfectly 😵‍💫😖

Damage to our self image.. destructive to our sense of self..

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217 reads

SHABAZ ALI

Now we are playing the same game as the models, but we are destined to lose unless we buy some products..

No beauty products can make you beautiful..

SHABAZ ALI

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2.59K reads

SHABAZ ALI

I think the Internet cosmetics industry treats young women in a similar way to how crypto/investor socials approach teenage boys

SHABAZ ALI

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342 reads

Povvo Hack!

Povvo Hack!

How to date on the cheap? Be single!

Mathematical studies show that simply reducing the number of people on a date from 2 to 1, can reduce costs and improve your mental state by 50%!

That's a saving!

Throughout the book helpful povvo tips are provided 🤭

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239 reads

SHABAZ ALI

... we turn to obsessive people with low body fat as a substitute for functioning healthcare systems, and the solutions to a society that has been massively disrupted by the rapid advance of technology.

SHABAZ ALI

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238 reads

SHABAZ ALI

... in reality we are all ill from a loss of community, a loss of social safety nets and the general psychological erosion that comes from spending too much time online..

SHABAZ ALI

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232 reads

SHABAZ ALI

... to dedicate time, money and thought to something that adds nearly no quality to your life is a sign of how free you are, and how much spare money and time you have.

Ice cubes literally melt away.

You are saying 'I have time and money to put into something that will disappear, because time and money are nothing to me'.

SHABAZ ALI

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215 reads

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