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Anti-Materialism The Mythology Of Our Time

We could admit that we devote ourselves to our jobs, and acknowledge that money matters a great deal as our culture’s symbolic representation of workers’ time and effort. We could stop denying our desire for material goods, and instead try to understand that desire, thus savoring every last bit of material worth in our purchases instead of buying obsessively and then discarding what we buy in purges of guilt. [...]

The Sacred Number 432,000

Is the presence of the number 432,000 in mythological sources a sign of a deep mystical pattern underlying reality as we know it, or a reminder of our ability to find patterns in anything? [...]