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It is amazing how much status achievement can be driven by status anxiety alone.
I wouldn’t follow your dreams; I’d dream dreams worth following first.
Huxley defined an intellectual as “a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.” Huxley knew of what he spoke; he did not say “more interesting than status and money.”
The claim that wealth and status have no bearing on the afterlife can be secularized as follows: such things do no good for the living, either.
It is hard to get worked up about status when you don’t have a society.
Your so-called merit is the sense of entitlement that stems from having the average capacities of a member of your status group.
I don’t want to be rich. I just want the privileges of the rich to be decoupled from status and democratically enjoyed.