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9 pages (2008/1902); 147KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00482
George Berkeley, believing that matter exists only as a manifestation of mind, provides an early essay against consumerism and efforts to work constantly in order to obtain an opulent lifestyle, arguing “all that I desire is the use of things, let who will have the keeping of them.” For him it is better to take satisfaction in natural pleasures like a clear blue sky than the fantastical, i.e., “a desire terminated in money.” In the long run, the chase for money will not help or nurture the happiness of our immortal souls.