Toward the end of C. S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, the senior demon, Screwtape is giving a toast to the graduates of the College of Temptors and discussing some great problems his generation was able to create in the hearts of the humans. Specifically, he is talking about the desire to be “normal” and “like everyone else”, he says:

All is summed up in the prayer which a young female human is said to have uttered recently:  “O God, make me a normal twentieth-century girl!”  Thanks to our labors, this will mean increasingly:  “Make me a minx, a moron, and a parasite.”