- Cheyenne Lin
Server and Cashier @ Boston Market, Operation: Prom
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It was brought up A LOT in English class this year and I wanted to know what you thought.
So the "What is the American Dream?" question was the theme to our English class this year, along with Transcendentalism. I wanted to know what you think the American Dream is and if it's old fashioned now. What makes the American Dream unique and unreachable in other countries? Is it an old immigrant saying now or do people still strive to come to American to achieve the impossible?
Personally I think that old American Dream- stability and living humbly- is outdated. Now everyone wants the biggest of everything- houses, cars, fame, and fortune. That's what the new American dream is, just to become famous. We see celebrities and icons 24/7 now thanks to the internet and they always look so happy and it makes us believe that we need all of that excess to be happy too. Is that what the American Dream has turned into? Someone needs to save this country.