Narcissistic Indulgence

The rise in egoic spending fueled by self-idolization

Implications - Why idolize a rock star when you’re so fabulous yourself? That’s the attitude of today’s narcissistic younger generations, who are scrambling to spend their (and their parents’) money on anything that turns them into an icon, from custom busts of their heads to ego-stroking digital mirrors.
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