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9 In its most extreme form, almost any self-deﬁning pattern of spending was good. This populist approach often turned old anticonsumerist individualism into consumerist individualism. While the debate between the detractors and celebrants of consumerism seems to have found a dead end, the pessimistic tradition, though reappearing in popular works like Afﬂuenza,10 has probably been hurt the most by the battle. 11 But the debate is not dead. Nor did it start in the 1950s, as is sometimes assumed.
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