25% done with The Way We Live Now

I love how nobody has any money yet lives like they do. Everything is on credit or they have gambling IOU’s or are caught up in some investment scheme. And nobody works at all, or if they do something, it’s poorly done. This is, so far, the major distinction between the people he was writing about and people today: today people work all day long yet still don’t have any money (though that’s because they spent it all)