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2. Who came up with the theory of social emulation 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
  • Veblen, we buy things in order to copy from celebrities and the rich
  • Baudrillard, simulated experiences have become more of reality than the real thing

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

  • 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
  • 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

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

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

5. What does Lyotard say about postmodernism?

  • That some grand narratives are wrong and some are right
  • 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
  • That we don't need grand narratives

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