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Thoughts on consumerism – aspects of its qualities, its importance, and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I have always felt that consumerism has been under rated.  It seems, to me, that consumerism has been one of the most important creations in the past several hundred years.  I think its actually had … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the illusion of materialism

The other day I had a conversation that got me to thinking.  I found myself saying that materialism is an illusion.  By this I meant that materialism isn’t quite as important a thing in peoples lives as we think, nor … Continue reading

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