posted on Sep, 6 2013 @ 12:57 PM
From my experience, every time I've seen someone say something negative about the US, it's met with crys of "Anti-Americanism" even when the point
is just and true.
A lot of the problem a deeply ingrained beliefs, which may be false, almost the same as religious arguments.
It's just as bad as Apple vs Samsung, PC vs Mac, and so on, the way the argument always turns into.
As citizens, you should be critical of EVERYTHING your government does, acts, brings in and more, you could inspect and apply critical thinking to
every single part of government, no matter your country, disagreeing with the government is not being against your country, I mean, when has any
government in any country, actually ever truly represented the true voice of the people? The majority? It's always in the governments own interests,
not the people.
I wish more people spoke out, more people stood up, about government of all shapes, in the US, in Britain, in the world.
These people should be our voice, we should be the voice in the officials head, but we are not,
I'm not an American, and I know if I ever said anything "negative" about America, no matter if it was factual, it would be met with a torrid of
abuse about Britain or XYZ Country of Origin. ( Generally speaking, a minority of course are completely different, as goes with almost any topic, 100%
does not exist.)
Let's be honest, the whole "1st world" is f......
Democracy is not free, fair, or just. I'd argue in fact, that "freedom" is a falsehood that does not truly exist in the democratic first world.
Be critical, speak up, ignore people who give you labels, it's people like you, who apply critical thinking, that could one day change the status