Philosophy on a Coffee Cup A message on coffee cup prompts reflections on this notion: "We are what we can't give up." It certainly seems true for individuals. Is it true for American society as well?

Philosophy on a Coffee Cup

Philosophy on a Coffee Cup

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A message on coffee cup prompts reflections on this notion: "We are what we can't give up." It certainly seems true for individuals. Is it true for American society as well?

SUSAN STAMBERG, Host:

What do we keep? What do we discard? And how does that define us? Some pretty big questions to steam up from a little paper cup of overpriced coffee.

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