Unformatted text preview: frozen food products that pop in the microwave and result in an instant meal. We need some clothing if we are going outside on a blustery January day in North Carolina. But, do we need a Carhart jacket? I don’t think so. We want a Carhart jacket, we don’t need it. We need some shelter from the elements, but a 3000 square foot brick ranch on 2.5 acres is not a need. It is a want. A single wide trailer will suffice. Heck, a 12 foot by 12 foot log cabin chinked with mud worked well for many American pioneers facing harsh winters across the upper mid-west. The Plains Indians made do with buffalo hide tee pees. A motor vehicle? Is it really a need?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 210 taught by Professor Malls during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10