Big Ideas in Breakfast of Champions

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Big Ideas in Breakfast of Champions by Mind Map: Big Ideas in Breakfast of Champions

1. Ignorance

2. Influence

2.1. Machines

2.1.1. Man verses machine sci-fi about cars taking over the world

2.2. People

2.2.1. Kilgore trout has control over Dwayne Hoover

2.2.2. Dwayne worker

2.3. Media

2.3.1. Car dealer ship hawaii day signs

2.3.2. "Much of the conversation in the country consisted of lines from television shows, both past and present"

2.3.3. “There was no immunity to cuckoo ideas on Earth.”

3. Conformity

3.1. Comunism

3.1.1. “A writer off-guard since the materials with which he works are so dangerous can expect agony as quick as a thunderclap.”

3.2. un-originality

4. Being American

4.1. strange patriotism

4.1.1. "gibberish national anthem"

4.1.2. laws about flag

4.1.3. "E pluribus unum"

4.1.4. "memorize it with pride and joy..year in which sea pirates began to cheat and rob and kill them."

4.2. glutony

4.2.1. Gun Culture "Policemen all had them. So did the criminals. So did the people caught in between"

4.2.2. Pornography old men

4.2.3. atachments Machine Man vs. machine cogs in the machine Act machine life technology loss of bookworms sugar death coke pepsi

4.3. cosumption

4.3.1. “People took such awful chances with chemicals and their bodies because they wanted the quality of their lives to improve. They lived in ugly places where there were only ugly things to do. They didn't own doodley-squat, so they couldn't improve their surroundings. so they did their best to make their insides beautiful instead.”

4.4. Public Mannerisms

4.4.1. Movie theater adequate dont throw anything away

4.4.2. un-original thoughts “Earthlings went on being friendly, when they should have been thinking instead.” confomity Dwayne going crazy from Kilgore

4.5. depression

4.5.1. “Seems like the only kind of job an American can get these days is committing suicide in some way.”

5. Religion

5.1. Supernatural beings

5.1.1. force controlling citizens

5.2. “What is the purpose of life?...To be the eyes and ears and conscience of the Creator of the Universe, you fool!”

5.3. “Listen:”