posted on Jul, 19 2009 @ 09:17 AM
Dobbie I couldnt agree more!
I have a very small, 3 bedroom house and I live alone with my dog. All the space is ample enough to support my whole family if SHTF. 40 acres of woods
help, too. Girlfriend stays once in a while, but other than that, I don't NEED more room. 2 of my bedrooms hardly ever get touched, except for when
my mom comes home to stay. It is a small, old house though, but, I love it and wouldn't have it any other way. Why live in excess? Anything in excess
I have a 55 year old co-worker who is building is 2nd house because the first one wasn't "big" enough. He is married with 1 child (who is now
married and out of the house). But, in regards to size, his first was 3600 sq ft. Very nice and big. The one he is currently constructing is 5200sq
ft! HUGE! Where we are from, its considered a big mansion. I don't see the point to have that much house. Especially when you are living with the
wife and a dog. IMHO this further instills the vanity, self-indulgent, and "mine-is-better-than-yours" attitude in the populus today. Drives a BIG
truck, has to have everything BIG, columns on the porch, everything is ridiculous, and way too beyond the means. Again, IMO.
Oh yeah and am I jealous? Heck no. He never has time to do anything but work on that massive "project". No life...just work, sleep, work, sleep.
Of all things I believe alot of people, as Americans at least, live WAY beyond their means. Why? I haven't the slightest idea, but I'm sure its part
of the reason why we can't join together and revolt. Too busy keeping up with the jones'. Outlandish.