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2. Who came up with the conspicuous consumption theory and what does it believe?

  • Baudrillard, simulated experiences have become more of reality than the real thing
  • Veblen, consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income rather than to cover the real needs of the consumer
  • Veblen, we buy things in order to copy from celebrities and the rich
  • Lyotard, we should reject grand narratives because they're just discourse

3. Who came up with the theory of social emulation and what does it believe?

  • Veblen, we buy things in order to copy from celebrities and the rich
  • Veblen, consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income rather than to cover the real needs of the consumer
  • Baudrillard, simulated experiences have become more of reality than the real thing
  • Lyotard, we should reject grand narratives because they're just discourse

4. Who came up with the theory of hyper realism and what does it believe?

  • Lyotard, we should reject grand narratives because they're just discourse
  • Veblen, consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income rather than to cover the real needs of the consumer
  • Baudrillard, simulated experiences have become more of reality than the real thing
  • Veblen, we buy things in order to copy from celebrities and the rich

5. What does Lyotard say about postmodernism?

  • That some grand narratives are wrong and some are right
  • That we don't need grand narratives
  • That it believe all grand narratives are discourse and we should reject them, they're too simpistic to explain society in one theory
  • That all grand narratives all make some good points

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