2007-09-16 12:17:21 GMT/BST
- Paul Graham on stuff. In an age of abundance, stuff becomes a liability rather than an asset. Yes, I have too much stuff, though, looking around, I could be doing a lot worse on this front.
- I find myself in a job which pays more than enough for me to live on, that is pleasant enough to do, and in which I'm generally appreciated for what I do. So why can't I be happy there? John Place explains what's going on.
- And then, at the other end of the spectrum, Tyler Cowen points to Charles Karelis's The Persistence of Poverty and summarises "If your car has lots of scratches and dents, getting rid of just one doesn't help much either". See also Megan McArdle.
- Will Wilkinson argues that there are many independent status hierarchies to climb.