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‘Luxury beliefs’ are the latest status symbol for rich Americans

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The New York Post:

A former classmate from Yale recently told me “monogamy is kind of
outdated” and not good for society. So I asked her what her background
is and if she planned to marry.

She said she comes from an affluent family and works at a well-known
technology company. Yes, she personally intends to have a monogamous
marriage — but quickly added that marriage shouldn’t have to be for
everyone.

She was raised by a traditional family. She planned on having a
traditional family. But she maintained that traditional families are
old-fashioned and society should “evolve” beyond them.

What could explain this?

In the past, upper-class Americans used to display their social status with luxury goods. Today, they do it with luxury beliefs.

Read more at the New York Post