Good question. For way too long I have been a snob on so many levels. Have I been so shallow all my life that I compartmentalize everything and everyone?
- Function: transitive verb meaning: to separate into isolated compartments or categories
I never wanted a minivan. Now I don't mind them so much because they make a lot of sense, but I still don't drive one. I'd much rather waste more gas and not hold as many people. I like having to open and close the door manually because I'd rather not slide the very convenient side door open on the minivan I don't own with my handy dandy remote key controller.
I look better driving my truck, face it. So. My question to me. To you. Is... is your vehicle a defining factor or is it just "practical"? I sort of said before, the ease of driving a minivan far exceeds the coolness of driving my 2002 Explorer truck, but I have noticed way too many boring cars in the parking lots these days. Where are the Chevelles, Chargers, Challengers, International Scouts, TR6's... You see, I like muscle cars and cool convertible trucks (old Scout) what can I say? So are the cars defining who drives them, even a little?
Rationally I say, of course not. What I look like doesn't tell anyone who I am. It should be the same way with cars, food, clothes, but when I see a steaming mullet or worse, I can't help but think, "what are they thinking?"
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