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Originally posted by wutone
But America isn't the only one with a gun.
The evil spirit had a long history, and not just with America.
In fact, there were gunfights and murders on that island, even before America was around.
It is almost as if others on the island had guns first, yet failed so horribly, that the result is the America inhabitant was able to pick up the pieces and run things.
Now to get out of this island imaginary world.
Can anyone here name a civilization run by HUMAN BEINGS that would not commit violence nor consume extra resources than needed.
Just about every civilization and culture that ever existed has initiated a war.
Just about every civilization and culture that ever existed has elites that consume enormous resources, much more than what they need.
Don't worry, America will eventually fall from its high point. Then there will be another power to do the same thing that you can complain about in your useless jealousy.
Originally posted by whoshotJR
Go take a look at a history book and you will see the problem is not the USA its man. Even in the bible you will find people killing their own brother.
So where do you live? It seems you have a lot of anger towards USA
The Consumer Island
Some people that got stranded on an island, and I think it was 6 or 7 were Asians and there was one American....
And so at the end of the day, they would all gather around and prepare this feast and the American would sit there and eat it. But he would´nt eat it all, he´d just leave enough crumbs so he could give to the 6 Asians so they could go on and repeat it again tomorrow....
Now, the way modern economists would look at it, they would say “Well, this American is vital to the whole island economy....
But the reality is, every Asian on that island, his lot in life would be dramatically improved if they kicked the American off the island because now they would have a lot more to eat....
So we've all heard the 5 Asians and 1 American stuck on the island analogy, where all the Asians work and the American eats all the fruits of labor and leaves the crumbs to the Asians. The assumption is that the Asians eventually will kick the American off the island and they will live off the fruit of their own labor. What would happen in this scenario if the 1 American had a gun and bullets, and the Asians who were starving before they got to this island now eat better(though piddly compared to the American) than they've eaten before in their lives?
Could the American convince Asian sheeple to keep working?
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