I of course have limits
perhaps your greed doesn't
You need a house, the more millions of currency trailing behind in value, the merrier. I just need a decent modern room, and the rest of the apartment for my wife and youth children.
You need your car, on an island that makes it outrageously expensive to own one, that you would keep changing it like fashion-season looks, insisting that it is a must-need, as you zip around this mound of earth recurrently, not staying at one place to do all your most important work - at home. And to meet all your essentials - your neighbourhood. Your luxury travel to one costly building after another, is a prerequisite of your ‘basics’ of living.
We just need the public transport of subway and bus, wasting climate minimally. When we are forced to leave the swift immediacy of public apartment remote-work interactions, to waste lifespans on reiterated commutes.
I of course have my limits. It's not greed for modern living that impels us, but a lean hunger of insufficiency.
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