The Effects of Commercialization
The effects of commercialism cannot be underestimated. Our children are besieged by manipulative commercial messages day in and day out, on TV, and even at school. Companies hire psychologists to help them target children and manipulate them; we call this the "art of whine-making." The bombardment of commercial messages has created a sense of chronic dissatisfaction in children and, many psychologists think, has contributed to the increased in teen depression. This page is under development. More information and links will be added soon.
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