Western dogma of advertising and consumerism | Redress ... | Sex Marketing | Scoop.it

...As well as showing us products, adverts also present us with values, ideals and social standards. They draw upon major personal themes such as beauty, happiness, love, companionship, sex and self-image, in a positive but unrealistic light to promote their product. As a consequence, these adverts are potentially shaping us towards mental states which are in fact quite inhibiting, insecure and unhealthy...