The Plain Truth – 1978 March
Is It Wrong to Be a Cultured Individual?
Is it wrong to be a cultured individual? Is it wrong – is it extravagant – to purchase quality things? Some people pride themselves on lack of culture and good breeding. They actually brag: “We’re just poor folks.” They spurn good-quality merchandise, saying, “That’s too rich for my blood.” They shop for bargain prices, condemning better quality as “extravagance.” They accuse a well-dressed person of being “stuck up.”