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Quote #10

"We are the middle children of history, raised by television to be believe that someday we'll be millionaires and movie stars and rock stars, but we won't. And we're just learning this fact [...] so don't fuck with us." (22.78)

All the dissatisfaction in the novel is building up to this point when it explodes into anger. All the dissatisfied and disillusioned men of the nation are uniting, and they're just not going to take it anymore.

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