Philosophy of wantlessness is Utopian, while materialism is a chimera. Materialism, the belief that one’s happiness can be found in the acquisition of things, contradicts the existential understanding that life itself cannot be found in external objects. Wantlessness teaches an individual to detach themselves from dependence on external sources for happiness.
By contrast, the philosophy of materialism teaches that one can only be happy by acquiring all the objects that one desires. Under the materialist philosophy, the individual is supposed to detest himself and be happy only when he or she has gained all the objects of desire. But, do we truly hate ourselves while we are alive? Do we wish to be happy only when our lives are over? Materialism is a philosophy that contradicts the basic principles of the human mind.
By rejecting the idea of the soul, it also rejects the idea of self-love.
By rejecting the idea of self-love, it also rejects the idea of self-respect.
By rejecting the idea of self-respect, it also rejects the idea of self-guidance.
while materialism is a chimera. Materialism, in contrast to wantlessness, meets all human needs for food and shelter with the result that people are less concerned with ethics and moral values.
The philosophy of wantlessness is a system in which a person does not seek or yearn for anything at all including the things that they need to survive. It is the philosophy of having no desires. The philosophy of wantlessness is a philosophy of happiness that is based on the idea that if you do not have desires, then you can attain happiness without any pain. Wantlessness is a philosophy that is completely consistent with the idea of living without pain. It does not make sense to aspire for happiness if you do not know what happiness is. To live without pain does not mean that one is free from pain.
Materialism is an illusory quest, it will forever be unattainable .
The most important thing in life is not the pursuit of materialism, but the desire to be happy. A philosophy of wantlessness is unrealistic and Utopian, while materialism is an illusory quest that we will never be able to attain. It’s not a life without want that we should aspire to, but rather a life with minimal want. A life without want is impossible The ideal of a life without want is possible only if we can identify what we want and eliminate it.
In other words, if we can identify what we want to do and what we want to avoid, we will be able to avoid want. But the problem is that we can’t do this. We are naturally caught up in the nets of want. We want to be healthy. We want to do something. We want to get married and have children. We want to make money. We want to reach a certain status in society. We want to have a better car. We want to be more successful. We want to be richer. We want to be happier. We want to eat better. We want to enjoy life more. We want to have a better house. We want to be more successful. It’s the time and space that makes materialism as attainable or fromidable
Materialism and Buddhism
We can probably all agree that Buddha was on to something when he said that desire is the source of suffering. we don’t think he meant to say this literally, but it really isn’t difficult to see how that applies to a lifestyle filled with consumerism. Wanting more will only lead to more wanting and never being satisfied. On paper, this sounds great; always reaching for more and never being satisfied sounds like a recipe for success.
After a while, once you realise that materialism doesn’t make you happy, then if your desire for material things hasn’t disappeared then it can be used as a tool to bring happiness to other people.
Our wants are not infinite, while the means to fulfill our wants are
elastic and not limited. Our wants are not limited, while our means to meet our wants are necessarily limited. If we have too many things to do, we don’t do them. If we have too many things to have, we don’t get them. The problem isn’t that we don’t want enough; it’s that we want too much.
The list of things we want to do is infinite but the number of people who can do them is limited. It’s not that we don’t want enough it’s that we want too much. We want to be busy but we have nothing to do. We want to make money but we have no money. We want to get married but we haven’t met the right person. We want to go to college but we don’t have the money to pay for it. We want to be happy but we don’t know-how. The list of things we want to have is infinite but the number of people who can have them is also limited. It’s not that we don’t want enough it’s that we want too much.
Utopian concepts are appealing but unattainable
We’ve been attracted by the Utopian concepts of the past, just as much as by the dystopian concepts of the future. Utopians are the people who believe in a better world. They are the reformers, the change makers, the ones who believe that things can be better. They are the ones who believe in the future. They are the ones who want the impossible. But we can’t have everything. We can’t have the perfect world. We can only hope for a better world.
In conclusion, the philosophy of wantlessness is Utopian. The philosophy of materialism is a chimera. Materialists argue that there are some things you need to live; however, the truth is that we need nothing to live. Some things may make life easier, but they are not necessary for living. For example, geographical location makes it easier to find food and shelter, but if you were on another planet, you would still be able to find sustenance.
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