The Privilege of Self-Destruction

Rich people get to have new identities.

Gather around Internets, I am going to tell you the story of my greatest regret.

I was studying in Thailand in the northern city of Chiang Mai. Like many spoiled, middle-class children I came to the region with the justification that I was exposing myself to other culture’s, but really I was going there for the sake of going there — for the…