The “More, More, More” Mind-set Leads To Broken And Empty Lives #1

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If you are at a campsite and if you want your barbecue pit to heat up very quickly, the last thing you’d probably think of doing is to pump a huge amount of flammable liquid on it. If you’re a responsible camper and know your way around your barbecue pit, you would layer on twigs and other twigs and branches and put logs on top. That’s how you manage the fire.

Unfortunately, such long-term thinking is not rewarded by the modern world. We want the best the world has to offer right here, right now. That’s how much of a rush we’re in, not surprisingly; we believe that the more we have the more valuable our lives become.

We have completely erased the wall between value and price. We size each other up based on how much stuff or rights to stuff we have. We create this mental hierarchy and people with the most things are at the top. In the west, a significant amount of people kill themselves every single year.

This is quite shocking because they are all provided for, they are not starving in the streets, and they have more than enough to eat. People are eating and living better now than ever in history, yet people are still killing themselves. This is not only about official suicides. There are other ways to measure suicide.

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Victoria Goldstone

Victoria Goldstone is a writer, blogger and seasoned paint artist, She prides herself in the ability of her creativity which comes from various people and their life experiences - by bringing such variables together and crystallizing it in her writing prowess.

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