proletariat, plebian, protoproletariat, Biden, action, entertainment, drugs, travel, nuclear family, dinners, comfort, organizing, activism, mobilization, materialist society vs. material change, spent, semiotic society, Philip k Dick, 4 kinds of dystopia, white men, technology, distraction, entertainment, the fact that the average “U.S. consumer” watches 4-5 hours of TV every day, video games, travel, Total Entertainment Forever, ♫ Pursuit of Happiness by Kid Cudi ft. MGMT ♫, the fact that quality of life as a concept is an individual pursuit with measures that reflect individualism, Leonard Nevarez, civic duty, the fact that the human mind wasn't made to conceptualize money, the fact that it's not something we were evolved for, the fact that we also weren't evolved for math but that stuff I can grasp pretty easily, the fact that I actually really enjoyed calculus, problem-solving, limbo,