What is the irrationality of rationality?
Within the minimum requirements of one paragraph answers for each question, discuss the following: 1. What is the irrationality of rationality? Give two examples of it. 2. Ritzer says that the efficiency of McDonaldization does not ordinarily save consumers money. Explain, discussing several of the examples from your text. See if you can come up with two original examples that support his claims. See if you can also come up with two original examples that show how McDonaldization does save the consumer money. 3. What did Max Weber mean by the term disenchantment? Do you agree with his prediction that the Western world has grown increasingly disenchanted? Why or why not? What, if anything, is still enchanted? 4. What is dehumanization? How is it a consequence of the McDonaldization process? What are some ways that it could be overcome, or at least alleviated? 5. Finally, what have you learned from the Ritzer text? Explain! Optional: Include your thoughts on the Epilogue. Conventions: As this is a journal, you are not required to write in APA style, but conventions (MUGS errors), such as mechanics, usage, grammar, spelling, will be part of your overall grade. Submit your journal as a word document rather than cutting and pasting it in.