We detest the oppression of women, but not enough to reduce our dependence on Saudi oil.
We hate communism, but not enough to quit buying Chinese products.
We are appalled by sweatshop labor, but not enough to pay more for the clothes we buy.
We want to help the environment, but only if it’s convenient .
Hollow symbolism is easy, but actually making a change in lifestyle is hard. Our gross addiction to consumption is standing in the way or real change.