It just feeds the fire of materialism, and feeds the fire of make up, and false attire, and whatnot.
A Youtube video of some jet-setting Buddhist monks has Thailand scrambling to crack down on materialism in the monastic ranks.
“The woman of Saudi Arabia today is a combination of spirituality, sexuality and materialism,” she said.
You mentioned “materialism” earlier, and one of the themes of both The Hunger Games and Divergent is class warfare.
It seems the world of law and idol breaking needed something of the Greeks' materialism, too.
It passes from apparent atheism and materialism to theism, polytheism, and spiritualism.
He might have escaped this materialism through the church, but to him it offered no inducements.
Without war the world would stagnate and lose itself in materialism.
There will soon be no babies for you to instruct either in materialism or socialism.
It is as much below materialism, as materialism is below monotheism.
In philosophy, the position that nothing exists except matter — things that can be measured or known through the senses. Materialists deny the existence of spirit, and they look for physical explanations for all phenomena. Thus, for example, they trace mental states to the brain or nervous system, rather than to the spirit or the soul. Marxism, because it sees human culture as the product of economic forces, is a materialist system of beliefs.