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Thrust of argument: Thomas Frank writes 'Let me tell you about this one stretch of Hillsborough Road in Durham, North Carolina. It's between two freeways, just a short drive from the noble towers of Duke University, and in the space of about a mile, you will find a McDonald's, a Cracker Barrel, a Wendy's, a Chick-fil-A, an Arby's, a Waffle House, a Bojangles', a Biscuitville, a Subway, a Taco Bell, and a KFC. As you walk down this roaring thoroughfare, you'll notice that the ground is littered with napkins and bright yellow paper cups. But then again, you aren't really supposed to be walking along this portion of Hillsborough Road and noticing things like those cups, or that abandoned concrete pedestal for some vanished logo, or the empty Aristocrat Vodka bottle hidden behind that broken Motel 6 sign. This is a landscape meant to be viewed through a windshield and with the stereo turned up. In fact, drivers here sometimes seem bewildered by the very presence of pedestrians, which may be the reason I was almost run down twice.' Direction of resistance / implied resistance: Consumerism isn't even a religion or ideology.

 

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Removal of resistance: It's a nihilistic lifestyle beyond those things. Unification: I must have a look at the words of E. Fromm - about these matters.
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