neophilia

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neophilia

(ˌniːəʊˈfɪlɪə)
n
a tendency to like anything new; love of novelty
ˈneoˌphiliac n
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In this history of the evolution of changing attitudes toward the 'old' and 'new,' Blonde (urban history, Ghent U., Belgium) and fellow European scholars introduce 14 essays treating the rise of a consumer society with 'neophiliac' and fashion-driven behavior in early modern Europe.
However, in a world that is becoming more insatiably neophiliac (certainly in its developed parts), crunching through consumer durables with obscene rapidity, where does that leave thoughtful slowness?
Both fell victim to ignorance and stupidity, reinforced by the obsession with style and image characteristic of that neophiliac decade--underpinned by commercial greed.