The American Dream And The Golden Lie: The Golden Dream

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The Golden Lie. The American Dream. The words are powerful, conjuring potent images of hope, achievement, and prosperity. But what precisely is the American Dream? A simple definition would describe it as the ideal that all American citizens have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative. However that is not all the American Dream is. In its core the American Dream is freedom. The freedom to succeed, the freedom to have land, power, equality, hope, and a better tomorrow. But it is a dream, not a expectation, not a eventually, not a truth. The American Dream is not necessary believed in, or achievable by all people
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