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Old 06-17-2013, 01:20 AM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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"The reason they call it the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it." - George Carlin
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Old 06-17-2013, 02:19 AM
 
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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My wife is from india and right after she learned how to drive I wanted to say "now all you need is the american dream and you'll be american". Except obliviously the american dream is not owning a big house with a big yard and being a house wife anymore. So I thought about it... what is it now that the media pushes on us to strive for that most who have the dream never get... Is the american dream to now have sex with as many people as possible?
I can't think of anything more soul-crushing than being a housewife. If that's what a woman chooses, more power to her, but it's not for everyone.
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Old 06-17-2013, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Under a bridge
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The American Dream is having good wages to afford you: having yearly vacations, owning a home, having a strong retirement portfolio and being able to retire before age 63. (At least that's what I'm told. )

-Cheers!
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