We are what we see. For example, the society tends to exalt youth. All clothing is young, anti-aging creams, young music, cars young (as if they could buy). The effect is simply to be adults themselves who buy these products to rejuvenate miraculously. Everything is designed. Adults want to be young and young adults want to be. To what extent this is healthy?
This attitude deprives young people of their identity traits of their time as young people become adults and adults want to become young. As if bad grow. It is not interested in growing. In the consumer society is not interested in maturity. You still interested to sell the maximum clothes so you look like a / a child / a 15. Perhaps you are interested in consumerism is not maturity, but no adult children.
How do they do? We enter through the eyes.
A man named Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) coined about 50 years ago the term Global Village to define the daily influence of the media: we are what we see. This effect has been multiplied in the era of technology, as this extension of the skills of human beings. A new branch of our nervous system is called smartphone. Why there is no doubt that for new digital natives their reality is totally conditional on what they teach media therefore extremely important see good development of good intrapersonal intelligence.
War of the Worlds
Now you think that this does not affect you that you control. To illustrate this phenomenon, we shall return to October 30, 1938. This day the famous actor and director Orson Welles (1915-1985) along with the CBS launched a radio message to the world telling a fictional alien invasion triggered mass hysteria even without having seen a single alien or meteor falling from the sky and told the story of the War of the Worlds by Orson Welles. Pat was the power of the media on society.
The Simpons, how could it be otherwise, versionaron these facts in one chapter (spanish):