"Luck. That's what the American Dream now rests on." quoted from pg. 8 of this book.
The American Dream is still about education, hard work, and perseverance.... The fact that millions of legal immigrants come to America every year and they are doing fine is the proof that the American Dream is attainable. Many Americans who are living their dreams now mostly work hard for it. If luck is the only determinant, then there should be a lot more people in poverty than the ones who are not. It's because only one out of many millions of people can be lucky enough to win a lottery.....