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America's Meltdown: The Lowest-Common-Denominator Society by John B. Arden

By John B. Arden

As entertainers, firms, or even the govt pander to the bottom universal denominator, American lifestyles turns into more and more vicarious, prefabricated, and bereft of which means. This ebook examines modern American cognizance, contemplating the criteria that experience pushed society towards gossip and sensationalism on the price of substance and depth.

Celebrity information, games, cookie-cutter faculties, and buying, procuring, purchasing. As entertainers, enterprises, or even the govt pander to the bottom universal denominator, American existence turns into more and more vicarious, prefabricated, and bereft of that means. This e-book examines modern American cognizance, contemplating the criteria that experience pushed society towards gossip and sensationalism on the price of substance and depth.

Arden discusses the starting to be epidemic of acrimony, superficiality, cognizance deficit ailment, and lawsuits of ennui. He pursuits the explanations why American little ones have expressed their stressed rage with lethal guns, why a president boasts that he earned Cs in collage, and why society has drifted into yearning leisure laced with violence and inexpensive thrills. The ebook is provocative analyzing for involved electorate, in addition to for students and researchers concerned with modern American tradition and society.

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