Coca-Cola remains emblematic of the best and worst of America and Western civilization. The history of Coca-Cola is the often funny story of a group of men obsessed with putting a trivial soft drink “within an arm’s reach of desire.” But at the same time, it is a microcosm of American history. Coca-Cola grew up with the country, shaping and shaped by the times. The drink not only helped to alter consumption patterns, but attitudes toward leisure, work, advertising, sex, family life, and patriotism.
Should soda be banned in all schools?
Lets reframe the question, “should we ban fountain machines dispensing destruction?”
Jarod Kintz $3.33 asks a question for your life “if there was a fountain machine that dispensed destruction instead of soda, would you grab an extra-large cup?” interesting.
Yet that is precisely what soda is all about. Look at this guy who feels his body needs a boost, he reaches into his pocket, finds a dollar slides into the machine and a con rolls out, he opens the can and guzzles. He feels his energy return he has had his fix for the rest of the morning. The child is only 12yr. Old and his drug is a soft drink, that he has bought from vending machine in his school, never mind the special classes sponsored by his school to warn him about drugs, tobacco and alcohol.
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