Money and Society’s Endless Appetite
“I don’t get the concept, but understand the context, money on my conscience, money on my mind” Statistics show that in 2010 that 46% of the United States population spends more money than what they earn. This stats shows us how money plays an important role in individual’s life, always wanting more that what we could afford, money is constantly haunting us. Money is needed to survive we need it to look forward to another day and it’s always on our mind of ways to make money to feel that comfort of having it to fulfill our responsibilities and your needs. Money changes people it start taking control of our lives and the more we have the more we want by any means. We crave money because it gives us power. We want money because we have been socialized by society to want luxurious things and because we want to feel accepted, and to better ourselves through education. Money makes people feel powerful, it makes you feel invincible nothing could touch you. For example people with money can buy their way out of stressful situations, legal problems, and health issues. There’s been cases with people have been accused of crimes but with the best lawyers money can buy there are able to get reduced sentences and sometimes avoid jail time. Taking care of your health is getting more and more costly and not anyone could Armenta 2
afford to have health insurance and therefore It limits you from visiting a doctor. By having money taking care of your health is no big issue, you could afford the best doctors for any sickness we might have. Having money makes you more influential, you have control over situations that affect other individuals, you own a business or company, any decision you make in regards to the business could affect the employees. Therefore you feel in control of them decide their salaries, who must go and who must stay. Suddenly doors open for you, you become important, people want to be around you, you are...
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