I have a group of friends who are very interested in “spirituality”. They believe in connection with a higher power but they also believe in the Law of Attraction and manifesting material things. Now I find some of these people to lack compassion even though they consider themselves to be servants of humanity. They’ve even gone so far as to assert that the pursuit of material wealth is a spiritual pursuit. I disagree with them.
What is your take on spiritual materialism? In brief, it is the idea that for some the pursuit of spiritual matters is just another way for the ego to become fed and bloated.