The world has heard much in the present era of what is called a high standard of living, the expression being applied to the conditions regarded as essential to maintaining a person or class in an accepted status. But as it has become generally recognized that a large proportion of the desired possessions are attained at the price of habitual debt and through the sacrifice of the greater good to the lesser, many thinkers are realizing that there must be something wrong with the standard of measurement.
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