August 16, 2009

Buddhism as Marketing.

As seen at the Brown Palace Hotel, in Denver, Colorado.

Nirvana is now being served In-Room.

Spiritual Materialism, or just more ho-hum eco yuppie LOHAS marketing? Personally, I’ve become a bit inured. Not sure if that’s a good thing.

Saw this after my second interview with Bill McKibben at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado.

Photo by Caroline Treadway, for elephantjournal.com.

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Rod Meade Sperry Aug 16, 2009 12:02pm

this is more a case of Sex as marketing — sex, slightly disguised as just "sensual", thanks to spa/luxury/buddhist garb. no?

Duff McDuffee Aug 16, 2009 3:37am

They probably meant to say "samsara," but then remembered that samsara is nirvana, and it sounds better to focus on the positive.

Or maybe they meant, "Free Jesus in Every Room!" Or maybe not.

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