A question came to me one day while I was pumping gas; I was thinking about material things, like motorcycle choppers, and how could I justify my desire to build a chopper. One way I reasoned was that I could start a chopper building company. I then started to think of material things in general: How we focus so much on the material things and positions and status of life; how much they control our lives or how we allow them to control our lives. It also occurred to me that if they control so much of our life, what else controls our life? The possible ways that material things control our lives are: