Tag Archives: social class

HBO documentary about social class.

“Class Divide” is a fascinating documentary that takes a look at the sharp socioeconomic contrasts in the quickly gentrifying Chelsea neighborhood in New York City between the wealthy students who attend the very expensive Avenues private school and their like-aged … Continue reading

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The rich? They really are different. . .

Originally posted on eats shoots 'n leaves:
“The rich are different from you and me,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in “The Rich Boy,” [Thanks, Postman]  and now science is proving he was right. Keri Chiodo of the Association for Psychological…

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Adult poverty and scapegoat-hood: a connection?

I’m copying and pasting this from the comment section under another post, because I think it’s an important issue that needs a lot more awareness and research than it currently has. I always felt like an outsider in the world … Continue reading

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Narcissists are all conformists.

Because narcissists don’t know who they really are and don’t have any thoughts of their own, they are all obsessed with their image, which means conforming to whatever is considered most socially acceptable in a given society (or sometimes, what … Continue reading

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