A little different from our normal format, join Shane and Sarah as they share their observations and frustrations with our current culture of consumerism. In this episode we discuss status symbols, Duck Dynasty, mall food courts, and advertising.

There are a few books we would recommend for extended reading on consumerism.

Propaganda – Edward Bernays
Crystallizing Public Opinion – Edward Bernays
Public Relations – Edward Bernays
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media – Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky
Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda (Open Media Series) – Noam Chomsky

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