Book summary: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

Of lovelessness, the author said that the rich still accrue money well beyond what they can spend in several lifetimes because it gives them high status and thus love. Money, fame, and influence are tools to get love. Difference between sexual love and status love is that the latter has no sexual component, people just … Continue reading Book summary: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

Book review: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

This book reads like a self-help book but more philosophical in nature. Like all self-help books, it may sound logical and transcendental which provokes the feeling of “This is a new way of looking at life I have never look before”, but time will tell if the philosophy is sound, at least for now, it … Continue reading Book review: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton