Perhaps not internally, but the world makes judgements about your externals. I think we're stuck with this.
Yes, thank you! I needed to hear this. I think we are defined rather by our actions :)
I agree--but then why do I have so much stuff?
Shelley, tis true, but I try to conciously opt out. Often fail, but at least attempt self awareness.Yuko, yes, actions are a better measure aren't they?FrugalS, we are stuck in our culture so we all end up with more stuff than we need! :) Pao
Awlays a struggle in the 'West' and very much simpler everywhere else in the world I feel.
SilkP - I think once a society has a firm middle class and above, consumerism takes a strong foothold. There is no escape!
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