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Consumerism with

Jonathan Porritt

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What does the presenter (Jonathan Porritt) say is more powerful than anything else?

religion

shopping

consumerism


What does he say that the "message" of advertising is?

that the more we consume, the better our lives will be

that we should shop until we drop

that shopping is at the heart of the economy


Several million people becoming "shopaholics" is...

an economic success

a disaster

unfolding


Which is true?

He's in the UK and he buys apples that came from NZ by plane.

He's in the UK and he buys local apples.

He's in NZ and he buys apples that came from the UK by plane.


Where does he think we should buy our food from?

supermarkets

local farmers' markets

New Zealand


He says that every little act of consumerism is linked

to a much bigger picture. What's the picture?

too much shopping

ice melting

the end of the world as we know it


What's been the problem for much of human history?

scarcity- poverty and deprivation

consumerism

global warming


For thousands of years, there were only a few...

basic needs

conspicuous consumers

survival instincts


In the past, religion encouraged people to

be rich

be unhappy

be satisfied with very little


In the 17th century, it became

respectable to consume and flaunt consumption

easy to be rich

possible to trade


The economist Adam Smith said that individuals should

get luxury

follow their self-interest

get jobs


The 19th century saw

more factories

more wealth

a shift to consumerism


Both production and consumption were

easy

transformed

different

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