Remember as a kid you only wanted one thing at a time? A bike, a doll, a football. Now, we're all caught up wanting everything we see, and a lot of it we don't need. Let's try to want less.
A Pew survey back in 2006 showed what Americans felt were their necessary luxuries (car, TV, air conditioner, computer). That survey was recently re-done, and tech showed surprising strength despite the economy.