Adam Sternbergh poses an interesting question: “what if thriftiness is not a virtue at all? What if being thrifty is not a question of choosing between good and bad behavior but is instead akin to a character trait, like being shy? What if some people are born thrifty and some are not?”
Spendthrift and Tightwad: Why Do We Grow Up Thinking About Money the Way We Do?
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