Category Archives: The filthy rich

Contemplating Freud’s holy trinity

Elon Musk’s apparent amorality got me thinking, not for the first time, about morality. A convenient way of looking at morality is through Freud’s conceptual triad of id, ego and superego. So I pulled out both my Latin-English dictionary and … Continue reading

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On the subject of amorality, does it correlate with great wealth?

Do very rich people become amoral along with and because of the accumulation of wealth, or were they born this way? Just as I finished posting my opinion of Elon Musk, I found this in the Times about Michael Steinhardt, … Continue reading

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Your choice for the “most persecuted woman in the history of the [British] royal family”?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: In an interview, Sarah Ferguson said that she was “maybe the most persecuted woman in the history of the royal family.” Yeah, well. Some of us would have a couple of other names to suggest.

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