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  •  It is highly disputable (0+ / 0-)

    Owning a big house is not an addiction.  Your analogy suggests that you have a distorted view of responsibility and obligation.  

    •  Wanting to own a house (0+ / 0-)

      than you can't afford and won't be able to pay for, or flipping houses in a real estate bubble to make a quick buck, is absolutely an addiction. There is absolutely no doubt that there were people who did this, even if they're not the real cause of the bubble or meltdown. You need to get out of either/or binary thinking.

      What is responsible about buying more than you can afford? WAY more? Or flipping?

      He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding. (Proverbs 12:11)

      by kovie on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 03:44:08 PM PST

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