Tag Archives: middle class

Middle class pretenders.

Some pretend to be richer than they are, others pretend to be poorer.

Affect and class.

Middle classes were less resentful of the existing order than lower classes and less invested in it than upper classes. Nowadays, they are both more resentful than their “inferiors” and more invested than their “superiors.”

Three laws of robotics.

Isaac Asimov reassured a cold war U.S. that their laborers would not revolt. He also let the U.S. middle-classes believe that we alone represent humanity.