38: What Do Our Status Symbols Say About Us?

Two of the most dominant forces in modern society are fear and status. Unfortunately, these forces can also be highly destructive, depending on how much we allow them to influence our decisions. If you’ve ever felt stressed out about “keeping up with the Joneses”, it may be time to examine what we regard as status symbols and whether they genuinely contribute to the kind of life we’d like to live.  

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  • What our status symbols say about us, is that we love power and politics more than we love truth and ethics.