Jealousy is on of America’s taboos
People get jealous. But we are not supposed to be jealous. We are supposed to be bigger than jealousy, to want the best for others, to applaud the success we ourselves never attained. It is also taboo to admit that we have reason to be jealous because we have fallen short in our own estimation or in that of other people who pass on the belief in our inferiority to us. And we certainly do not, not ever, admit to being in the grip of something the Germans have a word for–schadenfreude–taking delight at the misfortune of others, especially the misfortune of our betters.
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