Living in the Lap of Luxury

I never even thought about that term "lap of luxury" until now. Living in the lap ... I guess it's about being protected, comforted, and enabled by a greater being or force. More to think about later.

But I write this because today I ate a $40 salad and tried on a $45K Hermes overcoat. Mink on the inside. And some special, rarer than cashmere wool that is made from just the necks of baby sheep. Then again, there is Astrakhan ( ) which is from the fur of aborted baby lambs. What a sick world we live in as we ski down the bell curve of scarcity and luxury ...

What do you use, consume, or depend on that is really is sad in the greater scheme of things?