Means them Wealth and education: American students

Means
of transaction – the more we have, the more to we can exchange for things
we value

Limit:
indulgence affects someone else

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Financial
security and peace of mind – what most people aspire towards in life is to
secure a stable livelihood and afford a certain quality of life for
themselves and family

Money
buys happiness in that it removes anxiety and struggle of just making
ends meet
Those
in abject poverty suffer from tunnel vision as they are caught in the
grip of thinking about survival needs and are thus unable to make any
long-term plans or have any aspirations

Freedom
of choice – see a world of possibilities and opportunities unrestricted by
costs

E.g.
education, material consumption and services
Capitalist
society tends to allocate the best choices to those who have the means to
obtain them
Wealth
and education:

American
students of calibre are usually priced out of college education / have
to take on a lot of debt to finance education for Ivy League colleges
Ivy
League colleges largely favour students from more privileged background
as they inevitably have better SAT scores
Alumni
who contribute to xzKushner is famously known for his entry into Harvard
due to outsized donation by his family despite having lacklustre
academic scores
Premier
quality pre-schools in singapore charge exorbitant fees well out of
reach of average families
Tuition
and enrichment classes are given to privileged or those with some mean
of affording extra coaching
Parents
are known to be willing to shell out thousands for intensive individual
coaching for GEP programme

Wealth
and consumption:

Capitalist
market makes distinctions between the haves and have-nots – economy
class given to masses where food is lacklustre and seats are cramped,
premium economy class further divide economic classes with each tier
getting more perks at a price