When I think of minimalism I see an expensive house with an expensive kitchen and bathroom and expensive systems, all meant to isolate someone from the clutter that challenges them. To live in such an environment you need to be heavily invested in the institutions that clutter the lives of poor people who are surrounded by trash because they cannot afford to buy things that last for more than 12 months.

These rocket men are the embodiment of the sci-fi movies of the 20th century where progress was simply about making life easier which society bought into even though the stark reality of such progress was hidden in plain sight. Life in such a system would be intolerable and unsustainable. Though space might appear to be clean and uncluttered and full of promise it is toxic and extremely hostile.

If Jeff Bezos were a functional human being rather than a space cowboy he would understand he was viewing a beautiful, nurturing ball of chaos from his hideously expensive condo in hell.

Singer, musician, writer, artist and thinker struggling to make sense of our dangerously dysfunctional society but infatuated with Morecambe Bay & it’s sunsets