A person’s worth nowadays seems to be judged according to social status and material possessions. Old-fashioned values, such as honour, kindness and trust, no longer seem important. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion?

These days, self worth is often determined by
one
's financial and social status. Meaningful qualities like honour, kindness and trust are not included when
decicing
having the power or quality of deciding
deciding
whether or not someone is worthy. In my opinion, noble character and personality are the foundations of which my judgments of people are built. It is no secret that the amount of
money
people earn, as well as, their level
on
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of
the social strata makes them more desirable in society.
However
,
such
superficial qualities can easily disappear in a matter of months. Taking
money
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money, for
for example
, celebrities
loose
fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
lose
their
money
in pathetic ways, like splurging
in
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on
shopping or loosing in casinos.
One
day they are rich the
next
they are not,
thus
their
money
is not a constant part of who they are.
Moreover
, with regards to social status, many people are
infact
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in fact
infamous.
For instance
, Donald Trump, who is
one
of the most famous men in the world
,
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,
known for his riches and being president of the USA is
also
one
of the most hated people on earth because of his vulgar and disrespectful character. Undoubtedly monetary goods and fame
do not make
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does not make
a man. Alternatively, honour, kindness and trust are core aspects of
one
's personality and influence how we treat people.
This
is because it is a universal rule that if you are respectful, polite and trustworthy people are more likely to interact with you. If you only had your word and are known to be noble, that would be more than enough for people to want to share secrets with you or even start business' with you. Personally, in my
lifetime i
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lifetime, I
lifetime I
've met multiple types of personalities ranging from the most
decent of people who
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decent people who
have no financial advantage to horrendous
peronalities
the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
personalities
who only had their bank statement to offer and
i
refers to the speaker or writer
I
always gravitate to those who are kind and trustworthy. In essence, a person's purity and good intentions pave the way for the ease of their lives. In conclusion, while socializing with someone with a high financial and social status may reap financial benefits, it is short lasting and
unrewading
not rewarding; not providing personal satisfaction
unrewarding
spiritually. True gratification arises from being around those with good hearts who want the best for people.
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