Eng102consumerism

Eng102consumerism - William Zornick English 102 Section P2...

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William Zornick English 102 Section P2 Richard Owens Consumerism Today in our culture consumption is a pervasive force that draws strong array of opinions. It is viewed in both positive and negative lights by a number of different parties. Much of consumerism involves what you buy and how it affects one’s identity, what a person buys and how they display it has a major impact on their perception by others and their own personal identity. The fact of the matter is that whether a person is anti-consumerism or self- proclaimed conspicuous consumer everybody needs to buy things. Everything people choose to buy, from clothes to appliances to food, affects their identity. Most things that people buy either consciously or subliminally visually announce who they are. For example if you were to take ones clothing, if someone purchased hemp pants and a tie die shirt it would be reasonable to assume that they were a more liberal person, or a person buying a couture suit is relatively rich and does not mind spending money on excessive
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