Additional evidence gathered by Diener's group points to three reasons that materialistic
people may report more than their share of dissatisfaction and foul moods.
At the same time, our consumer culture, characterized by materialism and compulsive buying, also has an effect on people's happiness: the desire for materialistic
possessions leads to lower life satisfaction.
They (westerners) consider materialism as a principle C* accordingly and based on such a principle they embarked on removing whatever barrier in their way even through waging wars on the other countries, including such freedom-seeking states as Iran and Palestine, that stand against their materialistic
school of thought," member of the parliament's Judicial Commission Seyed Salman Zaker told FNA.
IT'S long been claimed advertisers are turning children into materialistic
When facing certain death, the belief is that the materialistic
goes away and we are faced with only four last "things" - the actual physical death, judgment, heaven, and hell.
The party leadership also spawned a materialistic
culture marked by rampant bribery.
She believes that today's materialistic
world makes it hard to reach the spiritual side of life.
Research for Voluntary Service Overseas showed that most people believe the country is becoming more materialistic
- but this is not making Britons happier.
Houshiary's works restore spiritual feeling to abstract painting, which, under Greenberg's ministrations, had become mindlessly materialistic
When I teach Emersonian idealism to my American literature students, to make the concept accessible, I find I must first undermine their unreflecting materialistic
But underlying this seemingly materialistic
mindset is a strong anti-materialistic
sub-culture, which views happiness over materialism.
The group is characterized as materialistic
and feels that money is the best measure of success.
A lot of research has shown that shopaholics tend to have materialistic
ISLAMABAD -- Unhappy kids are more likely to become materialistic
than children who are happy with their lives, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.
ANDREW PAIN asks if kids are more materialistic
now Christmas is about Apple iPods and Orange phones.