Six out of 10 Americans believe the American dream is dead according to a recent poll. And lots of people are talking about how terrible that is. But, what I haven’t seen addressed is that 4 out of 10 Americans believe the American dream is not dead — that it is, in fact, still alive and kicking. And furthermore, although the poll doesn’t tell me one way or the other, I suspect that a good deal of those 4 out of 10 not only believe it’s possible to succeed and be better off than one’s parents, but have done precisely that.
Personally, I like to be on the side of positivity. After all, if you figure the game is impossible to win, you won’t try as hard to do so.
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