Talk (Consumerism)

Talk Introduction

The middle bit

The Bible bit




  1. The movement seeking to protect and inform consumers by requiring such practices as honest packaging and advertising, product guarantees, and improved safety standards.
  2. The theory that a progressively greater consumption of goods is economically beneficial.
  3. Attachment to materialistic values or possessions: deplored the rampant consumerism of contemporary society.

An economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned and development is proportionate to the accumulation and reinvestment of profits gained in a free market.


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