He regards the acquisition of material objects as the only goal of existence-and he laughs at the need to consider their purpose or their source.
Whatever value you seek to acquire, be it wealth or food or love or rights, if you acquire it by means of your virtue, your code does not regard it as a moral acquisition: you occasion no loss to anyone, it is a trade, not alms; a payment, not a sacrifice.
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Her primary focus is on the acquisition of money and the things it can buy.