Almost all who favor taking conservative action to prevent existential catastrophe nevertheless accede to the allied ideas that “consumer” is a valid word for product-users and that we live in a “consumer culture” governed by “consumerism.”
This concession is itself pretty catastrophic, as we here at TCT have been trying to point out for fifteen years now.
Want an illustration? Consider this graphic:
Now, try to explain the reality shown there in terms of “consumerism” and “consumer culture.” You can’t, because the facts in question utterly contradict those very concepts.