Resist the easy comforts of complacency, the specious glitter of materialism, the narcotic paralysis of self-satisfaction.
It just feeds the fire of materialism, and feeds the fire of make up, and false attire, and whatnot.
You mentioned “materialism” earlier, and one of the themes of both The Hunger Games and Divergent is class warfare.
"I think he's pointing out the ridiculousness of the materialism," Hong said.
“The woman of Saudi Arabia today is a combination of spirituality, sexuality and materialism,” she said.
It passes from apparent atheism and materialism to theism, polytheism, and spiritualism.
The reaction was favorable to a development of sensuality and materialism; also of art.
Without war the world would stagnate and lose itself in materialism.
There will always be writers—scientific or otherwise—to dispose of materialism.
It is as much below materialism, as materialism is below monotheism.
In philosophy, the position that nothing exists except matter — things that can be measured or known through the senses. Materialists deny the existence of spirit, and they look for physical explanations for all phenomena. Thus, for example, they trace mental states to the brain or nervous system, rather than to the spirit or the soul. Marxism, because it sees human culture as the product of economic forces, is a materialist system of beliefs.