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all hipsters look alike

for a hipster, the rival is popular culture—he eschews anything popular and embraces what he believes to be eclectic, but he does so according to new models … therefore all hipsters look alike, and nobody does identify themselves as one … the effort to leave the beaten paths forces everyone into the same ditch

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  1. sym-metry

    Call for symmetry seeks the right aim, but achieves it in the wrong way. The headstrong efforts often lead us into the same drain.