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Get back to normal? That place may be gone forever. America is heading, slowly, for someplace new...

What happens when you are told to go back to your normal life but have trouble finding your way there?

This is what the U.S. government asks of its citizens. "Enjoy life," President Bush says. "Go down to Disney World." Because it is normal to want to have fun. Buy stocks, say the Wall Street cheerleaders, boost the market, because it is normal to want to get rich. Feel your feelings, say the grief counselors, because anger is normal and anguish is cleansing and there's nowhere to hide in any case. A party store in Texas gets an order for...

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