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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 9
04-14-2011, 01:21 PM
Originally Posted by The.Grand.Nagus View Post
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.