• To a greater or lesser degree, the project of the self becomes translated into one of the possession of desired goods and the pursuit of artificially framed styles of life. (...) Not just lifestyles, but self-actualisation is packaged and distributed according to market criteria.

    Anthony Giddens (2013). “Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age”, p.204, John Wiley & Sons
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