Part 4 – The Effects of Pursuing the Materialistic Philosophy
In this fourth part of the series, Acharya das discusses the effects on society and individuals from the constant stimulation of the senses through material experience.
In the search for happiness, peace, and restfulness, people believe that engagement in various sensual activities will satisfy their needs. On the contrary, an analysis of the results of material stimulation including the use of and dependence upon mind-altering substances leads to agitation, anxiety, anger, conflict, and depression.
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