If the Panda Bear were extremely rich, she would live in a furnished hotel suite with a kitchen(the Panda Bear likes to cook). No matter how wealthy she was she would devote as little energy as possible to maintaining housing, buying furniture etc. Martha Stewart would not become rich in a world full of Panda Bears and much of the economy would suffer. She finds it strange when the very rich want to design their own houses when the Panda Bear would want to use her money to out of as many of the burdens of the housing.
The Panda Bear likes to having her feelings validated. She found online an essay called The Tyranny of Things written by an American name Edward Sanford Martin in 1893. Edward Sanford Martin describes the avoidable stresses people at the time put themselves through for housing. The essay is a for runner of of the modern voluntary simplicity movement which the Panda Bear has found helpful in dealing with these stressful times. Why suffer unnecessary stress when just trying to survive can be stressful? The full text of the essay can be found by clicking on the above link. However, the Panda Bear wanted to quote from the essay on the overspending people were doing on housing which sounds very modern and the headaches involved in owing property. She will discuss other aspects of the essay in a later post. Below is what Martin said about housing: