On the Spiritual Motivations for Dance Consumption



What is consumption? Do we consume because we are socialized to consume? Or is it because we are consuming to produce—our livelihoods, our identities, or our personalities? Is consumption need or want based? How has consumption occurred in societies over time? Where does the dance of consumption fit within our capitalist and spiritual/religious world? Are we doomed to consume to the beat of the material world? Or is there more at stake? How deeply does consumption touch our spiritual natures? Is there a link between the consumption function and dance?


Spiritual Experience Spiritual Practice Mystical Experience Popular Music Organize Religion 
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