Youth reject materialism

After seeing a film Into the Wild (2009) about a young American who gives up all his possessions to live in the Alaskan wilderness, Maheen, a Pakistani university student, emailed in 2015 that she related to, “The way he talked about how there aren’t any moral codes, society has turned greedy, lust for money and power has made us all corrupt and inhuman. I would want to live as a tramp with absolute freedom rather than have an ordinary life following decade-old societal norms, get degrees and dictate everything with money.”

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