a. Provides greater connectivity and access, and an ability to travel to, and learn
about, different people.
b. More than 20 trillion spent yearly on goods and services, but that is not shared or
distributed as evenly.
c. Much of globalization is linked to consumption in some way. Ours is an
exceptionally consumer-based society. However, you cannot maintain a society
based on consumption if you don’t have a large enough base of consumers who
can afford the products.
i. Little intrinsic value or meaning in many of the things we buy. Some
products have utility value, but we consume to such excess that the utility
value is diminishe