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HUMAN - THE REGISTERED TRADEMARK

By Charles Ej Moulton  (booksie.com)

Commercialism as we know it started at the climax of the industrial revolution. Victoria was at the end of her reign, the Crimean War had become the first massively photographed war in history and the Habsburgs were still reigning their empire.

Article | Updated Jul 1, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Commercialism,Article,Society,Opinion,Philosophy

Modern Tourism 2

By Bert Broomberg  (booksie.com)

Comment on the development of tourism in our day and age.

Poetry | Updated May 31, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Poetry,Nature,Social,Comment,Commercialism

willetgrome

The United Sates Of Supersave: Part Two

By Willetgrome  (booksie.com)

Part Two of my ridiculous social satire The United States of Supersave, about the perspective of one man as he witnesses the rise of the corporation within his community.

Short Story | Updated Feb 18, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Commercialism,Consumption,Desire,War,Assimilation,Satire,Humor

willetgrome

The United States Of Supersave: Part One

By Willetgrome  (booksie.com)

It's coming!

Short Story | Updated Feb 15, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 5
Tags: Satire,Commercialism,Social,Darwinism,Greed,Gluttony,Consumption

misterseashells

Targets

By Misterseashells  (booksie.com)

An inconvenient convenience store robbery. (Pie chart not included.)

Short Story | Updated May 29, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Bureaucracy,Inhumanity,Materialism,Commercialism,Shooting,Marketing

eileen_mcguinness

COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS :-)

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

Christmas comes as a welcome cheer and relief from the bomb shattered lives of this refugee family.After leaving Libya and arriving in Switzerland their lives are transformed to some semblence of normality.This little poem brings home to many of us how lucky we are to live in peace time here in...

Poetry | Updated Nov 7, 2011 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 7
Tags: Christmas,Yuletide,Blessings,Faith,Religion,Prosperity,Love,Family,Cost,Shopping,Bargains,Church,Hymns,Sing,Community,Warmth,Fire,Indulgence,Commercialism,Glogg

eileen_mcguinness

THE REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS.

By Eileen Mcguinness  (booksie.com)

Christmas is fast approaching as we all head down to do our bit for the family.In recent years Christmas has become a pantomine of shoppers spending money they haven't got to pay back on their credit card in january.Some will buy gifts for all of the family in the january sales.For me the whole...

Poetry | Updated Nov 7, 2011 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Christmas,Yuletide,Blessings,Faith,Religion,Prosperity,Love,Family,Cost,Shopping,Bargains,Church,Hymns,Sing,Community,Warmth,Fire,Indulgence,Commercialism,Glogg

Commersialism

By Karthick  (booksie.com)

This was inspired from all the social networking and writing sites.

Poetry | Updated Sep 13, 2011 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Comments,Read,My,Poem,Good,Work,Commercialism,Wow

The Eye Of Orion

By G C Anderson  (booksie.com)

Imagine if you will the day when the stars will be within the grasp of mankind...and all of those 'twinkling lights' will suddenly represent 'real estate'...

Short Story | Updated Jul 9, 2007 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Space,Travel,Colonization,Sci-fi,Commercialism,Monarchy,Humanity

marie_detruis

The World...Appearances

By Marie Detruis  (booksie.com)

This is my poem that looks at the different ways in which materialism, commercialism and vanity propel the American society in which I live.

Poetry | Updated Dec 28, 2006 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Help,Appearances,Crazy,Choice,Materialism,Commercialism,Vanity,Myopia,Television,Introversion

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