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All In the Family? Settling the (Materialism) Nature vs. Nurture Debate
Posted on March 21, 2012 by Ryan Howell
“They have succeeded in accumulating a greater mass of objects, but the joy in the world has grown less.” - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Have you ever wondered what causes materialism? Do capitalist ideologies or advertising practices cause our … Continue reading →
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