Do Americans own too much stuff? | The Tylt

Do Americans own too much stuff?

It's that time of the year when we raid the department stores and fight each other for the latest and greatest toys. Americans are often criticized as being materialistic, but can you really ever have enough? Some people absolutely need the best that's out there, and that means buying more things. Others would prefer to live simply with a minimal amount of possessions. What kind of person are you? Vote now! 🎁

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Critics describe accumulating things as an especially American way of life. 

"Our possessions all have magical qualities. Many, if not most, of the things we keep have an essence that goes beyond the physical character of the object," says Randy Frost, a professor at Smith College, in Northampton, Mass., who has studied and written about hoarding and is the author of "Stuff."
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It's easy for people to complain about how they own too many things. 

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It's easy to find people who need more things, too. 

FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Do Americans own too much stuff?
#NeedMoreThings
A festive crown for the winner
#TooMuchCrap