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Why Do People Want To Be Rich

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“Proper society did not think about MAKING money, only about spending it.”, said Barbara W. Tuchman. Nowadays people want more that they have. They forget how much things they have, and how many money they spend. Most people are the same when they see other people having something good looking, and in that moment they want to have it also. Consumption for status effects people by getting the feeling that somebody is better, you want to be rich, and obsessed about expensive things. Consumption for status effects people by giving them a feeling that somebody is better. Everyone in this world wants to better than other. People want to look better, to dress better, and to have better work. Not all people can get everything, but they try even…show more content…
Not all people can be rich. Not everyone can have a big house and many cars. Everyone is different, and have different job, and salary. Somebody was born rich and they easily got money from their parents, but others worked hard to get the place where they are now and the money that they are earning. People never know who worked hard and got it easily, but in any way they want to be like them. People forget what they have, and they just want more. In the article “All that glitters is not gold”, it says that everyone should be equal. It is true that being equal, would be an easy solution for people. Most of the people earn enough money to live good and simple life, but that is not enough for them. They look at rich people, and forget about themselves. Maybe, the money that they have is plenty of them, and they don’t need to be…show more content…
Not everything that is expensive is good. Rich people can get everything they want, but middle class people need to think if they need it, or they can find the same thing cheaper. Most people try to find cheaper things, but some buy expensive things, because they think that it will help them to feel that they are rich. First, people buy those expensive things, and after that they are in debt. Expensive things need a lot of money, but people don’t have them, so they use credit cards to buy for that. According to the article “All that glitters is not gold” says that auto exhibition 32% of attendees bought a car and 56% of attendees reported they were going to buy a car in the near future. It shows that that people don’t have money, but they saw that other people bought the car, and they want it also. My parents just last week bought a new car, because our old one broke. My dad said that everyone has big, and new cars, so we need to buy a costly car like other people have. I thought that it was a stupid idea to look at expensive car, but anyway he found a good car, nor costly, nor cheap car. It is middle cost, and it is a wonderful car. Running after expansive things people forget to look of prices. They forget that they will need to pay for that thing for many years after they buy
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