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Material Goods

A somewhat derogatory term for goods and services, especially those considered unnecessary luxuries. The term is used most frequently by critics of capitalism and/or conspicuous consumption.
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Material good has its tax, and if it came without desert or sweat, has no root in me, and the next wind will blow it away.
As such, people derive more pleasure from the anticipation of experiential purchases and looking forward to an experience tends to be more exciting than waiting to receive a material good.
The product is optional, of-course, and the book's promotion of it is mild, but why dangle in front of a compulsive shopper yet another material good to save his or her soul?
There is as much danger of the owner of wealth becoming possessed by his goods as there is of falling into the trap of despising an instrument capable of being used to realize much moral and material good.
We have no valid claims of need anymore, only our claim to the material good of fare to which we are accustomed.
Tenders are invited for Spares For Material Goods Lift 1500 Kgs Capacity.
In reality we can well do without a lot of the material goods which, unfortunately, many people would deem to be necessities.
These adverts are often very clever in selling the idea that buying material goods will help in our pursuit of "the good life" - a life where we're happy, content, interesting and desirable.
According to the study from San Francisco State University, certain material buyers who tend to purchase material goods may not experience greater happiness.
He determines that certain trappings of religion and civilization, namely imagery and dependence on material goods, are necessary for the multitude in order that they might have decent lives.
Value is created with digital substances as much as material goods, and this title focuses on recognizing and marketing that different value.
Two in five (42%) do not think material goods signify success

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