Material World

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Title: “The Material World” General Purpose: To inform. Specific Purpose: To inform the audience of what materialism is and the impact it has on society. Design: Topical Introduction Attention Getter How many people do we all know who want to be rich? I know I do, but does money actually do for us? B.C. Forbes once said, “The be-all and end-all of life should not be to get rich, but to enrich the world.” Adapt to Self I’m aware I’m not the biggest saint when it comes to spending, so I know I am effected by this common problem in society. Like many, I know sometimes I think, “Wow! What if I became a millionaire over night?” Adapt to Audience We as humans, all have certain things we like to spend on. Of course the more money…show more content…
C. For example, 5) Most men love their car. I know I do anything to keep my car running and shining. We do almost anything to keep them exactly how we want, and the faster, the better. Well think about this. c. A Bugatti Veyron’s price tag begins at $1.7 million. d. According to Automotive News, the top selling car in 2010 was the Toyota Camry. The Camry has a base price of $20,000. e. The price tag of the Bugatti Veyron is equivalent to 85 Toyota Camrys. 6) On the other hand, women may want to buy the best new bag they found in the latest issue of Vogue. f. A collector’s Chanel purse can sell at $7,500. g. The average non-brand name purse in department stores is around $40. h. At $40, you can buy 188 purses for what you could pay for one Chanel purse. 7) While all of us are in college, we may need to eventually find that new laptop that we’ll use and abuse everyday it decides to work for us. i. A 17” Apple MacBook pro retails for $2,400. j. A 17” Windows Toshiba Satellite computer retails for $450. k. You can buy 5 Toshiba laptops for what you can buy 1 MacBook for. 8) Brand names have a big influence on what we buy, mainly because we correlate these names to certain human values Conclusion Summary In sum, I hope to have informed you all of the real facts we face with materialism in our society. Life is
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