There is a motorcycle-rally currently taking place near my house and I couldn’t help from trying to measure things up. Most Harley Riders don’t belong to motorcycle gangs. In fact, most enthusiasts claim that “ninety-nine percent are law abiding citizens” (I think that statement comes from the American Motorcycle Association). Nevertheless, some clubs have [...]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuehXl4lpRQ&feature=related A few years ago, Erik Wachmeister had the idea to start a social network website for a select group of global acquaintances. It is worth mentioning that Erik is the son of a Swedish ambassador and aristocrat, Count Wilhelm Wachmeister. Erik’s creation was aSmallWorld.net, branded as a social network for those who already know [...]
When I think about “upper-class” in terms of western culture I think of certain sports. Indeed, forget money because class is a matter of activity, right? I do not believe there is anything innate about these sports that make them upper-class other than association and history. An important aspect of these sports is that many [...]
Two classifications for status symbols are those based on affiliation and those based on ability. Status derived from affiliation might also be considered a display of ability—the ability to gain exclusive entry or to associate with a particular crowd.