This place looked so attractive and appealing to me with its lights, numerous amazing hotels, and desert all around that I wanted to spend there my every vacation.
That was the time when I realized that to get read of an old boring stuff, (which in the past, modern world we were taught to cherish and to build a new, more spectacular thing instead - is the method of disenchantment prevention of the.
Viva Las Vegas, las Vegas is the one of the most popular landscapes of consumption in America and even the world, which was designed artistically and scientifically to lure people into consumption.
I walked by the Strip with my eyes wide open and I forgot that I woke up at 5:30 o'clock in the morning, forgot that I spent almost 6 hours in the airplane, forgot who I am and felt like I was sleeping all this.And even now, knowing all the technical, rational, and scientific part of this land of consumption my love for Las Vegas is still setting my soul on fire.He told us that he came from India to Las Vegas long time ago to make money and even though the job of the cab driver is a low pay job, he said that in this city he makes very good money as a taxi.It hypnotized me so much that I had an only wish in my mind which was to stay in Bellagio hotel next time I visit the sin city.Las Vegas Strip - an area where multiple cathedrals of consumption exist side by side in the same geographic setting and entice consumers not only through their individual appeal, but also through the techniques made possible by their synergistic proximity is the perfect example.I felt like I was awakened from the beautiful dream and was thrown into reality again.That was the first time in my life that I ever fell in love, fell in love with the city.The service sector peripheral jobs of Las Vegas were mostly filed by woman, people of color and immigrants.We walked through Las Vegas hotels and the Strip and I realized that I don't want to go back to the real world.
Las Vegas as a landscape of consumption includes multitude of cathedrals of consumption which are basically new settings in and through which we obtain goods and services.
We discovered that there was an amazing and very scary rides on the roof top which were basically hanging you off the roof and spinning, and turning, and sliding you down so you feel that you are going to fall down what made everybody very.
You don't even realize it but somewhere subconscious you feel thankful that people who created this spectacle thought about yourself and your wellbeing.
Driver probably sensed my feelings somehow and explained that it is an old hotel and they will take it down in couple of days and then will build a new one on its place.
I visited Las Vegas in 2007 for the first time in my life, and the first moment I saw this dreamlike, fantastic, astonishing spectacle throughout the window of the landing airplane, I already knew it is not going to be the last one.
The part of the real life racial, ethnical and gender issues of this particular landscape of consumption was identical to the DVD that I recently have seen.On the way back to Luxor we were so tiered that we took a taxi.When you come to Las Vegas you experience whole lots of new dreamlike feelings, which creators of this place actually wanted and expected you to experience in order to enchant you to this spectacle and to make you consume their goods, products and services.City where I sang Presley's song and wished there were more then 24 hours in the day.This enormous national playground is one of the largest landscapes of consumption in America that have helped to entice us to consume far more than we ever did in the past and led us in the direction of hyperconsumption.I have very bright memories from that trip to Las Vegas and now after I saw the DVD about Las Vegas I try to recall my memories and take a look at Las Vegas from sociological perspective.The water dance was so beautiful, I couldn't believe my eyes.I turned my head to the side and I saw the dancing fountains accompanied by the music and lights.Then we went down to the Bellagio hotel to purchase the tickets for the "O" show which was the most amazing show I have ever seen.All the lights inside were turned off and it was so dark and so not like Las Vegas building that it looked like a ghost house.Money making hotels and casinos which are combined together inviting you and even demanding you to spend your money on their goods and services not only by their beauty and attractiveness but by extravaganzas and simulations which were created to attract and enchant more people.
I never saw something like this before and after.
Later we went to the Stratosphere hotel to go all the way up on the roof, and to observe the city from there.
I now understand that all the feelings I experienced there were artificially made for me by the very smart and rational people.