Props to @menaceuk for the love. Yes, I wrote the article. And yes, I wrote people to read it. That is how it goes sometimes. LOL!
Macklemore felt that it was his shoes that made him a cooler person. Many kids also find solace within the acquisition of material possessions. Yet Tim Kasser, author of The High Price of Materialism, noted that “insecurity breeds materialism” and that pursuit of worldly goals “fails to increase happiness, works against close interpersonal relationships, works against authenticity and autonomy, and works against the health and happiness of those with whom the materialistic people interact”. Seeing that Carlos’ brother was murdered over a Starter coat, Macklemore understands the dynamics of materialism all too well.
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