A cheap person is a person w/a poverty &/or scarcity consciousness. A cheap person is QUITE HAPPY being impoverished & in struggling socioeconomic circumstances. A cheap person feels that h/she doesn't deserve better socioeconomic conditions. A cheap person also maintains that being poor, impoverishment, & even penury are normative lifestyles. A cheap person exists at the quintessential utilitarian state. H/she feels that only the minimum, if that, should suffice. H/she believes that one should only wants the rudiments & that anything beyond the rudiments is considered an extravagance.
A cheap person doesn't believe in monetary expenditures. H/she will spend the most minute amount of monies ever. H/she will seek the lowest, even inferior quality of items so that monies are saved H/she views that spending more money is a waste. H/she would rather do without rather than to expend monies. H/she doesn't mind consuming inferior food, living in the cheapest neighborhoods, having inferior health/medical care, & wearing secondhand, even castoff clothing in order to save monies.
There are many circumstances which cause people to be cheap. Being poor &/or impoverished cause people to adopt a cheap/scarcity/ struggling consciousness as there isn't enough monies to go around, even for the necessities. Also coming from a large/very large family results in people being cheap. In large/very large families, there is very little monies for the rudiments, let alone anything else. People from large/very families are used to going without & having inferior quality items whether it is food, clothing, & medical/health care. They view scarcity as a normal lifestyle. They see socioeconomic affluence as an extravagance. To them, poverty is quite fine & they are QUITE HAPPY w/being poor.
I dont know whether I would agree with you Grace that people who are in a tight financial situation/or who are poor are happy about their situation. Maybe given in or up.
Cheap for me would mean when wealthy people give a relative a regifted present rewrapped in paper that has already been used for wrapping; and the poor person buys that wealthy person a thoughtful or useful gift (even if from a discount store/chain) and wraps it beautifully both aesthetically and with care.
by Christian L Perry 45 hours ago
What is the root cause of poverty in the world?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
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by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
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by Nichol marie 2 days ago
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by H C Palting 2 days ago
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by Divakara 2 years ago
What can be done to help the poor apart from giving them money or food ?
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