For example, my mom is probably the least entitled person I know. Consumer cultures may breed narcissistic personalities. Research supports that socially-responsible consumers stand by those companies they consider to have similar morals and values as themselves.
Colgate toothpaste in the Indian sub-continent appears to consist principally of chalk and cloves. It is quite clear that the patterns of consumption of the richest 20 per cent of the world's people cannot be replicated, cannot be extended to the earth's needy.
The justification for such attributions arises from the belief that such charitable actions are intended to signal a pleasant image as a means for concealing their unethical doings. Australian research from the s found materialist values and a possessions-based definition of success share common characteristics with type-A behaviors, including competitiveness and aggression.
She once told me a story about how, when she was a child, she worked for a candy company, packaging the candy.