“Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.” —Thomas A. Edison
How much is enough? How much enough is too much? If you can afford it, you’re entitled to do anything you want within the law. No one would dare legislate against avarice, greed or conspicuous consumption. After all, it is our inalienable right to pursue happiness and it it makes you happy, then do it. After all, like Rush says, what kind of God who gave us the brains to manipulate our environment to our benefit would deny us the right to do as we see fit. To be capitalists, to rape the environment to enrich ourselves. After all, we're living in the greatest country in the world! Only we're using it up faster than Rush pops Viagra™.