But how rebellious can you be when everyone, including executives (e.g., "The Man"), royalty, and middle aged folk are getting them?
And how individual are you when everyone else is doing the same thing? It is reminiscent of a scene from Monty Python's Life of Brian:
Brian: "You're all individuals!"
Crowd (in unison): "Yes, yes, we're all individuals!"
At this point, I figure if I go clean, I will be the only individual left.
At any rate, I am tempted to agree with Cyrano de Bergerac: "I wear my adornments on my soul."