Flash Mobs

“One of the latest Manhattan flash mobs brought together more than 250 strangers at the Hyatt Hotel. They fanned out along the block-long balcony overlooking the hotel lobby and, at a precise moment, burst into 15 seconds of loud, unexplained applause, then drifted off into the night.” – The Advertiser on “flash mobs” which are random groups of people organized by SMS to arrive at some location and do…something….and then leave just as suddenly as they arrived.

Some would see it as performance art, I simply see it as a sign that we as a society have acheived so much empty wealth that we’ve got nothing better to do with our time.