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Thompson asserts that, deep inside, everyone would like to be a Hell's Angel and swagger around displaying blatant criminality. Do you think this is accurate?

Thompson states that the films The Wild One and Scorpio Rising heavily influenced later motorcycle gangs. Describe how the media often appears to create a complex feedback-loop with society.

Before national media reports the Hell's Angels were just another motorcycle gang. After the media reports they emerged as the principle motorcycle gang. Thompson suggests that other gangs, like Satan's Slaves, could just as easily become the national phenomenon. What features about the Hell's Angels predisposed them to capture the national attention?

Thompson's account of the Hell's Angels draws heavily on personal experience. Do you think his subjective treatment of the motorcycle outlaws invalidates his journalistic presentation of the material? Why or why not?

Are you offended when a Hell's Angel refers to...

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