Problem

Media reinforcement of materialism

Other Names:
Excessive dissemination of materialistic images Rampant materialism
Nature:
People are continually informed through the media and their daily surroundings that the significance of living is related to economic success. These messages are reinforced by the structure of social and political organizations. At the same time, the individual is left to discover his spiritual and interpersonal integrity without societal reinforcement.
Narrower Problems:
Reduced images of humanness
Aggravated By:
Bad taste
Reduces:
Anti-consumerism
Strategies:
Promoting materialism
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.05.2002 – 00:00 CEST
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