The Pursuit Of Status: How To Avoid Chasing The Wrong Things

Pursuit of Status

Despite composing several famous works, the French philosopher Denis Diderot spent the majority of his life in poverty. Like many Enlightenment thinkers of his time, Diderot had little concern for material possessions. That changed when he received a new scarlet robe from his friend as a gift. The robe was so beautiful that Diderot treasured […]

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