You Cannot Trust Fast Food Companies

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We have all seen those advertisements that show glorious looking hamburgers that look like are simply exploding with tasty goodness, but how many times has our food actually looked like the advertisement? In my experience, that number would be zero. These advertisements are meant to trick our minds into thinking fast food is much better than it is in reality. Although, this argument could be made about just about any company in this age of brand personification, but just because other companies do this does not mean its ethically sound. In addition to that fast food is an item that is potentially harmful to ones health so there is a difference between Nike running an embellished advertisement and a fast food chain running an embellished advertisement as Nike’s product is not normally correlated with harming ones health. Society distinguishes a difference between persuasion to buy a product that is harmful to ones health versus one that is beneficial or harmless to ones health. The idea is that its wrong to persuade someone to buy or do something that is harmful to his or her he...
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