- n. Plural form of thneed.
“In short: overconsumption of unnecessary products ( "thneeds" in Seuss-lingo) will screw us and our world.”
“But it's none of the sort - pull the plug on all the state protection of capital and we'd very quickly be able to shift our productive and innovative capacities into things other than the "thneeds" that economies”
“It is not necessarily the case that the only social value of the truffulas is as raw material for thneeds.”
“It must make thneeds, reward property owners disproportionately, and distract us from truer paths to happiness because its algorithms direct it to do so.”
“I resent it when random outsiders, trying to sell thneeds, get inside my brain.”
“If thneeds were the path to happiness, most Americans would be delirious by now.”
“The Once-ler makes thneeds by cutting down truffula trees.”
“Filling needs contributes more to human well-being than does selling thneeds, yet our economic system increasingly devotes scarce resources to thneeds.”
“One can imagine an axis running from needs to thneeds.”
“(Significantly, needs are generic, while thneeds are typically branded.)”
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