We live in a consumerist society where more and more people are being drawn in by consumer culture every day. If you don’t trust me, take a quick look through your social media stream and make every effort to avoid seeing any advertisements that immediately grab your attention.
No matter where we travel, the latest product is always there, ready to address issues we had no idea we had. We are often taught to think that having more money would solve all of our issues. And although if it is true that money is essential for our existence, it cannot be used to purchase the things that really matter. Here are 10 things that, regardless of how much money you have, you cannot purchase if you don’t trust me.
There is a widespread misperception that finding love is easier for those with more money. True love cannot, in fact, be purchased. Yes, you can find a gold digger who only loves you for what you can offer them, or you may purchase a mail-order bride. However, if they are solely interested in your money, they will never really love you.
Another fallacy is the idea that you can buy yourself friends if you have a lot of money. Not in a literal sense, but you would think that if you give someone money and things they would become your friends. Please ask someone who was formerly wealthy but lost everything whether the individuals they purchased or paid for are still alive.
You may purchase a Bible, crystals, a yoga mat, and any other religious item imaginable, but none of these things by themselves will make you spiritual. Your inner spirituality is present. It entails having an authentic, inside dialogue with oneself. When it comes down to it, you have to have it in you to be spiritual. You may be able to seem spiritual by having a lot of money, but it doesn’t really matter.
4. A good heart.
Sincere goodness cannot be purchased and is not a product of wealth. If you’re a horrible person, you’ll need to change yourself on the inside. Nothing outside of you can change you into a better person.
In our culture, we are taught that if we graduate from college, get a well-paying job, purchase a large home, and furnish it with all the goods, we will finally be content. The fact is, if you concentrate your happiness in things rather than allowing it to flow from inside, you will always be seeking it. Due to their terrible pursuit of happiness while in actuality it cannot be purchased, many wealthy individuals report being sad and in many instances, wealthy people harm themselves.