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Join Date: Dec 2007
04-14-2011, 01:21 PM
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Why would someone with not a whole lot of money be buying virtual items that have no real benefit in the first place?
Luxury is relinquishing something necessary to gain something superfluous.
Virtual Items have real benefits. They provide the owner with a little joy, something that particular poor people can have trouble gaining*. That is a real effect on real person in the real world. It makes you feel better just like eating a meal when you are hungry or drinking a drink when you are thirsty.
*) That might be debatable.