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Material Possessions and Happiness
A discussion on why material possessions do not bring a person happiness.
# 127124 | 750 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Religion) , Psychology (General)

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This paper examines the connection between material possessions and happiness and explains why possessions do not bring happiness but living life, enjoying love, and finding God do.

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"Most people questioned on whether material possessions have a connection to happiness will say yes. After all, many of the things that people need-a home, transportation, clothing and food-are material things. While a homeless person with no car or food and nothing but rags to wear can be a happy person, the chances are much greater that he will be happy if he at least has the basic comforts of life. Admittedly, the ability to afford quality medical care and an occasional vacation is..."

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