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The Controversy Of Continuous Consumption

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Americans practice conspicuous consumption all the time. Often times people spend more on luxury goods than life necessities. Luxury spending ranges from paying extra to buy a case of pop rather than a case of water to buying a BMW instead of a regular car to just get around. I feel almost everyone is guilty of conspicuous consumption at some point. Everyone will overspend on something they don't really need throughout their life. I don't really feel race, class, or region really have an effect on who does the conspicuous consumption. However, I feel younger people purchase more luxurious items than older people because younger people feel attracted to certain brands and items. Younger people also know what brands they have make them
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