How You Define Yourself is How You Trap Yourself

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Alan Watts once had a talk where he outlined the key difference among the aristocrat, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie.

If you’re not familiar with these terms, the aristocrat is someone who was born into nobility, like a king or queen. The proletariat is the working-class person. The bourgeoisie is the middle-class person. (I don’t believe Watts was referring to the strict…