Article Title: The elusive satisfaction
In this article, the author speaks of finding satisfaction. As the author starts with his day, he notices people on the move, engrossed in their privy lives. Despite having luxuries most would want to have, these people had one thing in common. They longed for satisfaction in their lives in some form or the other – whilst ignoring what they already had and trying to find satisfaction in it. He encounters a poor homeless girl, who was satisfied when she was able to sell her gods to the author. He was surprised that he was able to see a satisfied face in someone who lacked the basics of life. He attributes this to their innocence and – the only thing that matters is eating and finding a roof under which they can rest, and not being beaten off the streets. They are unaware of the luxuries the fabricated reality has to offer into which we are already sucked in; they don’t care about them or the brands. He says that many people have achieved a lot more with a lot less which makes the author wonder what exactly will it finally take to achieve that elusive satisfaction.
Words to learn from this Article:
Elusive: difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
Fabricated: Make up something artificial or untrue
Sulking: Be in a huff and display one’s displeasure
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