The Art of the Good Life is taking a break this week as I am blogging from my parent’s home and recovering from a nasty bout of food poisoning.

This is part 2 of my critique of Teo You Yenn’s This is what inequality looks like.

After completing the book, I became a lot more disappointed at this piece of work. The first half had vivid descriptions of inequality but the second half is a confusing mess. There were two chapters dedicated to the problem of the lack of dignity in the lower classes. One chapter, which I find really ridiculous, was about why the author refused to account for “race” in her research. It gave me the impression that she was passing the buck in order to pander to political correctness.

Anyway, let me illustrate why describing something well does not often lead to making better decisions.

There are …