Material Possession Can Blind Someone From What True Happiness?

1274 Words Feb 29th, 2016 6 Pages
“For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, but the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.” (Ecclesiastes 7:12) Through the centuries money grew to become an ideal importance. Money’s importance has blinded some people from their morals or reality. As evidence, the term affluenza describes the form of living a life with an abundance of money. Material possessions become a source of “happiness,” but will this ever satisfy them? It is important to realize that material possession can blind someone from what true happiness should be and the importance of sustaining morals. Society, is this the main source of materialism? Through society, most actors, musicians, and politicians have made money the center of life. Many generations strive for money because it has become a direct necessity, as a pen is needed to write. The growth of this necessity has obstructed the view of true happiness and has created a belief that material possessions will decide the future that you may obtain. The main focus is not our material belongings but the hard work that can be seen through our work. To seek satisfaction supposedly obtainable, but people strive to grasp the idea and it’s false hope. To put all dreams and all self into work that may be able to have the smallest glimpse of its beautiful features, this can drive a man mad. Through much torment and much sorrow, a person has to be down trotted when they are unable to see the false glimpse of…

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