It really is incredible how debasing the coming catastrophic downward mobility will be
you think status anxiety among young professionals is bad now? wait till you can’t even be a barista. wait for the daughters on OnlyFans and the sons living in gig work group pods
— Isaac Wilks 🎤🐢 (@wilks_isaac) May 14, 2020
This is the future. Will be here soon enough.
To be clear, I think living in the pod and drinking cockroach milk is debasing while doing the Onlyfans thing is not — but what is debasing in the meta sense about either path is that for many, those will be the only choices if they want to survive.
Welcome to the new economy.