Money and Happiness

1743 WordsDec 11, 20107 Pages
Can Money Buy Happiness In today's materialistic world, the phrase that ‘money can't buy happiness' is tending to be proved hence otherwise. Social research and surveys have shown results based on an individuals income, health and the political scenario which is dominant in his or her region. It is quite obvious that the gap between the privileged and the not so is growing into a great divide giving rise to different class and status, thus defining ones social circle. It should therefore be understood how an individuals economic status affects their personal happiness throughout all aspects of life. Many tend to refer to this age-old quote especially when they tend to belong to sector of people who can't afford the modern day luxuries of…show more content…
We know that they have a lot of money, a lot of material things, they have a lot of fans, but the real question is …do fame and money REALLY bring happiness? I think this is a very popular topic, because many people want to know if the stars are really happy or not. I think that money and fame are not the most important values in our life. More valuable are other things like: health, family or friends, because they aren't available to buy. In addition famous people live really bad, they are alcoholics or drug addicts and they are always in the world of “sex, drinks and drugs”, apart of all you must live with the paparazzi following you everywhere. Another point against this topic is that fame doesn’t bring intelligence, talent or knowledge and it is unvalued. Furthermore; money and fame aren’t eternal. Money can be lost if we aren’t carefully spending it and fame is very transient; it begins suddenly and all the people know you, it lasts a few moments of your life and it ends really quickly; after sometime everyone forgets you. From the other side the fame and money don't have only disadvantages. We can’t live without money. If you have a lot of money; you can live in a big house with a pool, have a private jet, a lot of cars and people admired you. Moreover you can buy what you want, without carrying about of the price, you can travel a lot and you

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