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In reality no food is valued solely for its nutritive power and no garment or house solely for the protection it affords against cold weather and rain…. the demand for goods is widely influenced by metaphysical, religious, and ethical considerations, by aesthetic value judgments, by customs, habits, prejudice, tradition, changing fashions, and many other things. Human Action p. 234; p. 233 Material Goods
Strictly speaking, people do not long for tangible goods as such, but for the services which these goods are fitted to render them. Human Action p. 234; p. 233 Material Goods