Essay about The Things that Money Can and Cannot Buy

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Money, the media of exchange for products and services, provides things people need, like food, clothing, shelter, or medicine. People spend most of their life looking for it. My parent for example, works from sunrise to sunset to obtain it. The more money people have the more benefits they can get, because they will be able to get a bigger and better houses, clothes, or food. Less money means stress in bill payments, gas prices, and food prices. With money, people can fulfill their material need. However, money cannot buy everything such as happiness, friendship and love, health, and appetite.
Money provides pleasure for humans, like houses, cars, or things people like in the term of toys. However, those material needs will bring
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He feels happier if he is able to help people who really need it. Money cannot buy happiness and the real happiness comes when people can give what they have to help other people.
Many people think they can create friendship with money. In business relationship, many people give a present to their business partners. In our daily life, a boyfriend tries to get his girlfriend’s affection with expensive stuffs, like purses, jewelries, expensive cars, and many more. One of my friends just bought new car, Mercedes AMG C 63. My other friend asked him the reason of buying that new car, since it cost too much for a car that he would only use for the next two to three years. He simply answered that he used it as the bait for women. He knows that he has the capability to buy expensive cars, yet he tries to get a girlfriend with his parents’ money. Karl Rabeder said that when he took a vacation to Hawaii, everyone seemed like actors and actress. During their vacation he did not see a single real person. The staff played the role of being friendly and the guests played the role of being important and nobody was real. He was really shock with the five-star life style, because he did not see the true friendliness and love that come truly from the people themselves. His money makes people act friendly to him. In Life is Beautiful, a 1997 Italian movie, tells a story about Guido Orefice, who was acted by Roberto Benigni. The movie, which is a…