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... and disconnecting from humanity is no way to make a point. It is tempting to view Chris as the romantic hero, sensitive, responding to the majestic beauty around him and recoiling from the harsh and meaningless norms of society. But if we don’t like the way things are, shouldn’t we make an attempt to change them? Recall the ”Audacity of Hope” and the “Yes We Can” campaign slogans of our current President. How this has resonated with the nation. Emerging from apathy, we understood we could make change. Perhaps we still can. In any case, I am the kind of man who prefers to believe that we can and should try. Retreat is not an option. We enter the system in order to change it. We enter into conformity to appreciate the benefits of the social and cultural grey area that binds us together. And we work to improve those parts that make us less than noble.
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