Inconspicuous Consumption Themes

Tatiana Schlossberg
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Inconnectivity of Consumption

By presenting four main areas of discussion, technology, food, fashion, and fuel, and explaining how each is connected to the earth, the author emphasizes the ways in which each individual's choices and habits contribute to a larger global shift towards climate change. In "Technology and the Internet," the author makes the Internet tangible by explaining its component parts, the individuals behind its erection and disposal. The reader is then able to understand how many lives and regions of the world her personal iPhone or laptop use, for example, may impact. In "Food," Schlossberg examines where food comes from, the percentages of produce that the US imports, the chemicals and pesticides farmers use to control crops, and the true implications of buying local and organic; by bringing her reader back the source of her food, she allows her to understand how her choices over time may affect...

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