I grew up in Westchester County, New York which is one of the wealthiest counties in the United States. I saw a lot of kids who got cars the moment they turned sixteen, and people who got the newest cell phone the moment it became available. The truth is, of course, that most of these kids were not bad people. But I've heard so much nonsense over the years that I don't even process it anymore. Oh, your family just spent a month at your third vacation home because the other two are being renovated? Sure, of course, that all makes sense to me.
It is crazy that this doesn't even strike me as weird anymore. I've been thinking about this a lot lately, particularly while on my family's private jet. It is a good place to clear your head, as I am sure you all know... Right?