In this article an alternative position is advocated. One in which we recognize these youths and their adherence to the religion of the urban cool as ciphers to decipher the societal-wide structural pathology whereby all ethnicities, classes, and generations, equate success and wellbeing with what and how one consumes. The religion of the urban cool heralds the religion of unbridled consumption.
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