Reconstructing consumerism with Skidelsky

  1. Think about – or better still, chat to a friend – about consumerism. Why do we love shopping so much? (Indonesian flag Indonesians check out the difference between consumeristic and consumptive!)
  2. Watch the video and listen to what Robert Skidelsky has to say about consumerism.
  3. Then attempt to reconstruct what Skidelsky says using the app below. Watch the video again if necessary!


  1. Enter words one by one, without spaces, into the field below. Capitalistion is not important.
  2. Press 'enter' on your keyboard (OR click 'submit')
Try to complete the text without clicking for hints or text help!
(Your text has been reduced to the first 150 words.)

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Wrong guesses appear here.







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