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SET 11/15 – ABUNDANCE WITHOUT ATTACHMENT

A meditation on materialism and prosperity in modern life. (NY Times)

 

We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.

Dave Ramsey

 

On one hand, we naturally seek and rejoice in prosperity. On the other hand, success in this endeavor is often marred by a materialism we find repellent and alienating. On a recent trip to India, I found an opportunity to help sort out this contradiction.

Arthur Brooks

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This reminds me of that quote in Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club:

We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.

Chuck Palahniuk

 

 

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