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Why do people in America like to think they're better than everyone else?

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posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 07:58 AM
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Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by Kryties
 


Not really. Considering that the race riots DID happen. And you still do NOT have hundreds of millions of many different people.


Los Angeles race riots anyone? Hmmmm? Don't spout crap.


Also aboriginal peoples just want an apology. But that doesn't change what happened. Only difference is that the Americans stopped a lot earlier.


America was also founded a lot earlier, so your argument is nullified along with the BS you make up about 'constant race riots that most Australians hop into willingly'.

Doesn't change what happened? Without a time machine that is impossible, so therefore your comment is ridiculous. I seem to remember your people drove the native Indian people to near extinction, and to this very day you prefer them to be tucked away nicely on reservations - out of sight out of mind eh? Where's their apology hmmm?

At least we made an effort, unlike you lot.
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posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 08:04 AM
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What race riots? You mean the million Mexicans marching for their rights with a few pop shot hicks here and there? Not the same.

Yea and what does that matter? All of Europe is a whole thousand years younger than America. They remain at the same population levels and demographics. Islam's on the rise, that's about it.

I don't prefer Indians on reservations. And all that was within a 100 year period. Before that they were part of the armies of Europe as well as main competitors. Last I checked it was pretty much the entire rest of the "civilized" world that was still doing it well into the 60s.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 08:07 AM
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You do realise that, with every post you make, you are completely proving the OP's point don't you?


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posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 03:34 PM
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Not sure if that's a bad thing.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 03:38 PM
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reply to post by Gorman91
 


To you, maybe not. But to many people from around the world it obviously is. Thankyou, again, for proving the point of this thread.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 03:59 PM
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K. But like I said. We have the most diverse population on Earth. In ergo, we're the hub of culture and power.
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posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 04:01 PM
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And you would be completely wrong in your assertion, as well as it being arrogant.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 04:03 PM
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And yet it's true. By clear view of what gets made here, our demographics, our power, our gdp, our technology, etc etc.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 04:07 PM
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Precisely what does get made there anymore hmmm? Apart from cars.

Power? Lmao I'd love to see you lot take on China, even in it's current half finished state they would simply swamp you.

GDP? I seem to remember a certain global financial crisis that you lot started. Thanks for that.

You just keep spouting more and more crap. Are you like Mr Propaganda or something?



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 04:13 PM
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Lots get made here. Welcome to globalization. Just because the company isn't from America does not mean it is not made in America. And this is beyond products. Culture gets made in America more over than not. Besides the BBC and Algezeria, America produces the world's culture.

China, unlike popular belief, is a push over. Aside from being unable to feed its own people, and having an army that for all intensive purposes would dissolve with a few well places strikes, it's government is too big for its own good. With over 1900 congress people, it simply is a bureaucratic nightmare. And in addition, it's entire derived wealth is fully dependent on America. If America broke off, we would likely go the way of post war Germany in the 30s and have a dictator for a few years, but national socialism would be implemented and the nation's productions would just explode. China, on the other hand, would be like Russia or England, and simply either dissolve into revolution, or subside from superpower-ism. Perhaps you should read up on Chinese tradition when it comes to government legality. Ever hear of the dynastic cycle? The government of China is a permit of its people. It's entire power nothing more than a continued ok from its people. Push them too far, and that ok is no more.

The Economic problems are most certainly America's rich's fault. But this bubble system has been going since the late 1800s and only sometimes is America's fault. Blame the bankers, America is innocent.

And, even in a crisis, the GDP remains strong. A testimony to our power.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 04:26 PM
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Dears Gorman91 and Kryties,
you are both strong, as your nations are.
I think you should apologize to each other and continue working together for world peace.
Only together you will be stronger.
Friendly suggestion
Peace



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 05:08 PM
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I think I favor the South American "cannibal" styled method to what you say. Like the native Cannibal whom eat his enemies to gain their strength, perhaps it is better to eat and become the stereotype and perfect it to performance of the national whole. I once believed that nationalism was bad and that global unity is good. However, after exploring it, I now am resolved to state that nationalism is a good but dangerous thing. Global peace is impossible. Global competition is the answer.
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posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 06:16 PM
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Originally posted by Gorman91
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I think I favor the South American "cannibal" styled method to what you say. Like the native Cannibal whom eat his enemies to gain their strength, perhaps it is better to eat and become the stereotype and perfect it to performance of the national hold. I once believed that nationalism was bad and that global unity is good. However, after exploring it, I now am resolved to state that nationalism is a good but dangerous thing. Global peace is impossible. Global competition is the answer.

Yes, you can eat your so called enemies, you can even slaughter all the humankind, but you'll not gain their strength, you'll get their souls to hunt you.
Eventually, when you extinct humankind, and stays without them, you'll eat yourself.
America has no enemies, American has no enemies! Its the worse patological paranoia.
Question: Americans - people, nation or nationality? None.
Just an evil, blood hungry leadership to blind citizens, and I am sorry for you.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 06:22 PM
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That was good LargeFries! LOL



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 06:22 PM
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Not true at all. You do not kill what you eat. You become it. South American nations like Brazil have adopted this policy and it is very successful. It's been so very much so successful to the North in the US.

America does have a nationalistic element to it. Nationalism of many one. This is a grand exercise of success. But you are correct. Eventually you will have no one left to eat. But this does not mean eating yourself. It means that once you have become all the people's of the Earth, you are all the people's of the Earth. All the strengths and weaknesses put together.

And behold the contradiction. A national identity that is the Earth, to compete within so that those outside can compete in the same fashion.

It is a viral national identity. It spreads. So that the world may not be at peace, but united but under the law and nothing else. Freedom.

Earth will never be at peace, but it can be united.
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posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 06:46 PM
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Let the war continue on Earth, and we all will be united in it, so help us God.
One War, One World.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 06:55 PM
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That's one point I can not agree with you on, that America represents all cultures, by default we, US and UK should then be able to mesh simply, and yet we can't.. We have vastly different cultural outlooks, and it really is obvious in business and is bloody hard work at times to ensure the miss communication between our cultures is kept to a minimum..

Personal disclosure a greater proportion of my family are Americans (my grandfather was Cherokee) and most of my business life has been spent working with American corporates..



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 06:59 PM
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Again, no. You can keep national borders and not have war. Why do you assume that nations = war? People want to be different. people want to be united. Let them be that way.


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No duh. Anglos make up 10% or less of the US demographics. Would you expect it to mesh easily?

What I say does not mean you can mesh us with anything. It means that all schools of thoughts and peoples come to this place to mesh with each other, with the explicit knowledge they are. British don't want to be American just like Italians and French don't. But their immigrants coming to live here know they are coming to a place where they can express who they are and feel the expression of others with them.



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 07:07 PM
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Ok, so we are clear, I was not having a dig.. but what would the point of that be if you can not mesh with everyone else! clearly this should be to your advantage, being able to communicate with anyone in the world would make America the perfect diplomat.. blending into an old expression, the prefect peace weaver!



posted on Mar, 7 2011 @ 07:17 PM
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Because of the melting pot. Hybridization. We become it all, we do not keep it individualized alone. One culture becomes many in America. We become a tiss toss of ways and thoughts and our own people in and of ourselves.

Simply put, just because you are part of everything, does not make you the perfect everything. After all, nobody likes prostitutes, beyond purely economic purposes.
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