• Self-actualization is what educated existence is all about. For members of the educated class, life is one long graduate school. When they die, God meets them at the gates of heaven, totes up how many fields of self-expression they have mastered, and then hands them a divine diploma and lets them in.

    David Brooks (2011). “The Paradise Suite: Bobos in Paradise and On Paradise Drive”, p.18, Simon and Schuster