People are more interested about the things, which they don’t have. As it is said that grass always looks more greener on other side, human nature seeks what is uncommon. The two common examples mentioned here may help you understand better about the different perceptions of people in a precise way.
Modern life, like a rat race, can be endless, self-defeating, pointless pursuit.To be out of rat race requires a different outlook, strong convictions and a belief in tomorrow. Otherwise, the pressure to conform to the majority way of thinking is very high.