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coolmike

True Love

By Coolmike  (booksie.com)

Living out my youth in penthouses, driving fancy sports cars, and indulging in all the sensual and emotional pleasure every young adolescent boy can dream of. The parties, expensive toys, and exotic vacations; you could imagine it wasn’t very difficult to lure girls into “falling in...

Essay | Updated Jul 10, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,True,Greed,Materialism

stephen_thom

The Same Snowy Day

By Stephen Thom  (booksie.com)

A man is followed by two strange men - initially near his home and town, then across oceans of time and through repeated memories and scenarios, in an attempt to reconfigure their communal fates.

Short Story | Updated Apr 7, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Story,Fiction,Metaphysical,Materialism,Fate,Destiny,Choice,Happiness

chris_green

Buy And Buy

By Chris Green  (booksie.com)

Set in the future a year or so down the road, a couple start a fightback against rampant materialism.

Short Story | Updated Feb 17, 2014 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 4
Tags: Mystery,Materialism,Critique,Satire,Philosophy

Consciousness

By Lailoken  (booksie.com)

A short summary concerning what is believed about the evolution of consciousness.

Article | Updated Oct 11, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Materialism,Dualism,Quantum-consciousness,Evolution

euphoricsound

The Pointlessness Of A Small Apartment And A Job I Love

By Euphoricsound  (booksie.com)

Sometimes I make the mistake of thinking hard about how weird our materialistic world is.

Poetry | Updated Mar 8, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Materialism,Dreams,Dream,Separation,Ignornce,Atheism,Laughter,Laugh,Poet,Poetry,Song

daphne_monroe

Stop And Smell The Roses

By Daphne Monroe  (booksie.com)

Stop and smell the roses... Everyday,we overlook the people in our world,our importance to society and the things inside us that make us who we are.We let materialism get to us and leave parts of us in ruin.

Essay | Updated Feb 20, 2013 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Society,Human,Nature,Materialism,Hope,Death,Ignorance,Money

MATERIALISM

By Tahir139  (booksie.com)

This is an essay about materialism.

Essay | Updated Dec 11, 2012 | Reads: 2098 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Materialism,World,Empathy,Money,Morality,Values,Etc

Logical Agreements Toward Living By Grace

By Fromonesingularity  (booksie.com)

A logical guide toward living by grace and love, utilizing the benefits of neuro-plasticity, logic, the wisdom of pious religions, and common sense.

Article | Updated Oct 19, 2012 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Spirit,Consciousness,Awareness,Ego,Matrix,Illusion,Grace,Love,Self,Esteem,Worth,Soul,Conscience,Truth,Buddhism,Christianity,Eastern,Religion,Neuro,Plasticity

one_man

Dear Human Race

By One Man  (booksie.com)

A Letter of Truth

Poetry | Updated Aug 9, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Politics,Economy,Truth,Spirituality,Selfish,Materialism

What I Want From My Future

By Dlcannon Reprise  (booksie.com)

taken from my book, "Trying To Learn About My Madness"

Poetry | Updated Jun 21, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: About,Time,&,My,Dream,Girl,Derealization,Parnell,Terrell,Sr.,Unconfidence,Money,Shopping,Materialism

misterseashells

Targets

By Misterseashells  (booksie.com)

An inconvenient convenience store robbery. (Pie chart not included.)

Short Story | Updated May 29, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Bureaucracy,Inhumanity,Materialism,Commercialism,Shooting,Marketing

Greedy Girl

By Untamedsoul  (booksie.com)

I wrote this poem for an old friend who is blindsided by money and material possessions. She terminated our friendship because on greed. This is how I felt and I wanted to express it to the world!

Poetry | Updated May 5, 2012 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Selfish,Power,Corruption,Ambition,Greed,Slave,Evil,Lust,Materialism,Hatred,Envy,Passion,Desire.

lena_lautner

Absence Of Light

By Lena Lautner  (booksie.com)

The inexplicable doubt which settles into one's soul as the artificial hopes structured by societal expectations begin to melt away with the rain of the dawn of understanding.

Poetry | Updated Apr 16, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Philosophy,Poetry,Judgment,God,Atheism,Doubt,Weakness,Self-esteem,Confidence,Beauty,Sorrow,Depression,Materialism,Society,Truth,Why?,Questioning,Personal,Life

To Me For Me By Me

By Reedmepoetry  (booksie.com)

A man has dreams for his life; he writes what he wants to have, while fearing what he will become. Will it satisfy him? Will he look better in the eyes of others?

Poetry | Updated Apr 11, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dreams,Fear,Guilt,Materialism,Pondering,Subtle

The Soldier Bob

By Oxburg  (booksie.com)

You might wonder what life holds for you, whether you'll make it out alive, whether all these people around you really understand anything. Look no further. Warning: Put yourself in an associative, light-hearted frame of mind before you read this, or don't. Just don't tell me that I'm wrong....

Short Story | Updated Feb 19, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: God,Truth,Bob,Soldier,Army,Fire,Think,Inspiration,California,United,States,Conformity,Culture,90,Shirt,Weed,Drugs,Joint,Marijuana

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