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Sunday, September 21, 2003
With your arms around the future and your back up against the past... reflection serves a better purpose. Thanks, you, for the help finding this one, a source I've been looking for for a while now. Online Research - It's the American Way!
"It was remarkable enough that ordinary folks now had enough money to take it and run off and alter the circumstances of their lives and create new roles for themselves... but simultaneously still others decided to go... all the way. They plunged straight toward what has become the alchemical dream of the Me Decade. The old alchemical dream was changing base metals into gold. The new alchemical dream is: changing one's personality -- remaking, remodeling, elevating, and polishing one's very self... and observing, studying, and doting on it (Me!)....
[it] is at this point that the new movements tend to take on a religious or spiritual atmosphere.... there is another order that actually reigns supreme in the world. Like the light of God itself, this other order is invisible to most mortals but he who has dug himself out from under the junk heap of civilization can discover it. And with that the Me movements were about to turn righteous."
Tom Wolfe, "The Me Decade and the Third Great
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