Jane Elliott PhD

Nov 26, 2020

6 min read

Envy is a feature, not a bug

When we start treating envy as a form of emotional intelligence, we get access to powerful data about who we think we are meant to be.

Envy and what should (not) be

Envy is often treated as a kind of psychological or even spiritual mistake. If we could just stop comparing, we’re told, then we’d stop despairing. The assumption seems to be that when you’re evolved…