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Originally posted by MRuss
Exactly. Why ARE WE so silent?
There are a multitude of reasons for this---but here are a few:
1) The American people are largely made up of "Sheeple---" people who just follow along in flocks. They don't have to think too much, which suits them just fine.
2) We have been purposely "dumb downed" by television, the media and our horrible education system. Most people aren't smart enough to see things for what they are. The people who are smart enough are part of the SYSTEM---and they're happy with the way things are. Why rock the boat?
3) I'd say that a majority of Americans are unhappy with our Government (look at the poll numbers) but we've been taught by the media that speaking out and taking a stand is an unpopular thing to do. Look at how the media has treated the Tea Party.
4) Money is God in America. We worship at the throne of the dollar bill. Most people are too busy buying things and focusing on material goods to care about the world around them. The ignorance in America, to me, is the saddest thing of all.
Originally posted by FarArcher
reply to post by leaualorin
Hey, genius! Why don't you mine your own damned gold and silver?
Probably same reason that the entire Middle East Oil industry from wells to infrastructure was built by Westerners - heavily British and American - because you either can't or won't.
Large projects take know-how and even more important - capital.
Those who can - do.
And as far as why Americans are silent - some aren't.
The ones that can be relied on are busy cleaning their weapons and stockpiling ammunition.
Just so peaceful cleaning and stockpiling.
Originally posted by hmdphantom
I have always wondered despite of all freedom you have.( more than our nation)
and lots of acts that your government been caught in with pants down.
why the american people do not go into any protest ??
a will appreciate your precious opinions.