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muh ti ree uh li stik

  • s  marked by materialism
  • s  conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class

  • Sharp lines are also drawn between India's fervent religiosity and China's secularism, and Aiyar searches vainly for traces of spirituality behind China's materialistic faade.
  • He, along with Pope John Paul II, has always denounced the materialistic society we are now living in.
  • Then he continued, "I'm not looking for the materialistic things, so that's why I don't want to work in government.
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  • First Person: I Might Not Make as Much as My Parents. Does That Matter?
    I am a member of Generation X. This isn't something I had much control over, but I can control how I work, invest and manage my money. Every "generation" has a particular financial reputation, but I think it is fair to suggest that us Xers have never been highly regarded. We have always been seen as a little selfish, materialistic and inwardly focused. It must have been those long bus rides ...
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  • John Updike in International Herald Tribune
    I remember the times when I was wrestling with these issues that I would feel crushed. I was crushed by the purely materialistic, atheistic account of the universe,Updike told The Associated Press during a 2006 interview. "I am very prone...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in International Herald Tribune
    The way of living out, and perceiving, Christmas unfortunately quite often suffers from a materialistic mentality,Benedict said.
  • Billy Donovan in USA Today
    Here's a group of kids that chose the University of Florida, one another, playing with each other, and happiness over all the materialistic things that are out there,coach Billy Donovan said. "To me, it's an unbelievable story. Personally,...

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