Are Americans Too Focused on ‘Stuff’?

Of all the statistics and studies that are hoisted upon the American public to cast a reflection of how they live, the most evil and troubling stat is 15 percent, according to Fred Sellers.

“We waste 15 percent of our money,” said Sellers, pastor of the Victory Church of Norman, OK and author of The Prophet of Vail Mountain. “We are so focused on materialism and buying as much stuff as we can, we actually wind up spending more on things like electronics and toys over the course of our lives than we do on education. But in the end, it’s just a statistic. The thing I worry about is the underlying disease behind it.”

Sellers is referring to a February 2011 study… continue reading…


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