Commodity Fetishism

Commodity Fetishism - must have it. Up until the industrial...

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Commodity Fetishism 21:09 Everyone is at war with everyone else. Sight of a human being is nasty, brutish and short. “all that is solid melts into air.” Get a world of chopped off limbs, war in sierra lion  child armies on cocaine and  crack and then given guns. Rambo armies are products of the 20 th  century images.  They shape their lives to  these images How else are you real except to become an electronic image **Lack of any coutervalence, or counterfource, at a national level has created  counter balance fro the creators of the commandors. Konsumtereur – the ubearable desire to buy something.  Don’t need it… you just 
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Unformatted text preview: must have it. Up until the industrial revolution, the consumer was likely to buy the product from the maker. 19 th century occurred and the only thing that could occur between the two is money. V.S. Naipaul Commodity fetishism Products become fetishes Fetish o Any object held by a person to have magical power Commodities use us rather than we use commodities All style has a shelf life which is getting smaller and smaller Style is an epiphenomenon of economic arrangements 21:09 21:09...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course WAC 20 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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