Thursday, 23 June 2011

Hi Readers!

Today I have decided to talk about materialism or 'thinking about one's own self-interest only' as is widely perceived. However,  I would define materialism as the believing and doing of what is the best for you and when you follow such a principle as the philosophy of life, life changes automatically, and your desires get fulfilled and your aims achieved.

How is a good materialist?

A classical example of a materialist would be a person, who weighs everything in line with the costs and benefits associated with every such thing. For example, when you want to do something you just don't do it rather you contemplate and ask yourself these questions:

1. What am I doing?
2. Is this going to benefit me?
3. How long will this benefit remain? Is it short-term or temporary or long-term and perhaps permanent?
4. What will it cost me?

Nothing comes cheap! Even what's for free. Somethings are more expensive while others are less expensive but they are all expensive because, everything costs you TIME! Time is one such item that can neither be held, nor restored nor bought back nor substituted, it's gone forever, once it's gone. A materialist must realize this importance of time.

Moreover, a good materialist should be an asset for the society. In trying to maximize his benefit or gain, a materialist would make every effort to make the best use of the resources available to him, cutting on waste, helping the welfare of the society. But it must be noted, a good materialist, shall never do anything which might cause a loss to any other being in the society, he shall never break the law but follow it at all times!

That will be all for this post!
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