What is the 21st century "American Dream" and is this dream attainable in our current state.
Since the earliest days of the American colonies the idea of the "American Dream" has been evolving. From the pastoral dream of the colonists, to the dream of freedom for the revolutionaries, each age has ushered in a new ideal to work towards. The generation reared during the Great Depression, and hardened by WWII, sought to provide more comforts and financial freedom to the generations that followed them. Through hard work and economic growth the WWII generation laid the groundwork and the baby boom generation opened the door. The economic collapse has slammed that door shut. Now what?
I really think the "American Dream" remains the same as it always has been, But it is very hard to obtain unless you are a computer genius or something of that nature.
I agree. It seems that the cost of living is such that simply being a hard working middle class American isn't enough to provide the comforts and security that it used to.
by My Esoteric3 years ago
Yes, that is true. Assuming 125 million households in America, if National Income (sum of income from wages and capital) increased on average $1,- the top 1% would see a $21.66 rise in income,- the next 9% would...
by sannyasinman7 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP2OvOS_ … ded#at=128
by Sophia Angelique5 years ago
Here are some quotes from the article below:"“America is in danger, I think, of becoming something of a legal backwater,” Justice Michael Kirby of the High Court of Australia said in a 2001 interview. He said...
by CWanamaker5 years ago
How has the American Dream changed over the past 100 years?
by pramodgokhale5 years ago
American Dream is it sustainable? Can America invent new dream ?will be followed globally?I am an Indian,still chasing American dream.Critic says it is outdated, but I say why, still it can be utilized. After WW--II...
by ngureco3 months ago
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