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Why People Fail: The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them by Siimon Reynolds

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money obsession

I have a question for you: why exactly did you buy this book?

Was it to help you become richer? There’s nothing at all wrong with that. Who doesn’t want to experience more of life’s nice material pleasures? But at the same time we all need to be careful about becoming slaves to money.

Growing evidence shows that the urge for wealth is reaching extreme levels in our society and is in fact taking over the lives of many people. The net result of this craving for cash is that literally millions of people are living lives that are anything but successful. They are instead becoming true failures—unhappy, stressed, and feeling ever more alone.

Never before in modern history have so many been so obsessed with getting wealthier. We ...

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