posted on Nov, 11 2004 @ 11:20 AM
I'm not going to say one or the other is better. Just different. Americans and Europeans, just as Asians and Indians, will never share a common
worldview, because we live in different worlds.
To understand Americans you need to remember that it has traditionally been all about private ownership. Of cars, of houses, of resources, of capital,
of land, of government. The rights of private citizens, by and large, trump those of the government, unless it is a question of safety and harming
another's rights. Even then, there is a need of proof before anything is done.
World government.....nope....I don't want someone halfway around the world telling me how much water to have in my toilet, and if can chop down the
tree in my back yard, and if I can buy an SUV or not. That was the reason the U.S. broke off in the first place, (you know taxation without
One world government as a democracy means mob rule controlled by the cities, and by China and India. Pretty sure they don't know what my best
Will never happen, luckily...Too many dictators in the world with too much to lose.
But, the whole EU thing sounds a lot like boiling a frog...
throw it in a boiling pot and it hops out.....but put it in a cool pot, and slowly turn up the heat...and it never knows what is happeneing till it's
Europeans....they just turned on the burner...