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originally posted by: Willtell
The American society is not a homogeneous civilization like for example Japan. Someone mentioned Japan having a tough school system.
Our American civilization is riddled with division on the political and social landscape.
The original sin of this nation, slavery, and genocide, has not been solved and that scar still affects deeply the unity of the country, even after centuries of that dark period ending.
Racial and political strife pervades the politics. There is no more, or perhaps there never was, a true unity of national patriotism where the different peoples could unite behind. In fact, there are so many varying definitions of what patriotism truly is, this division cant be resolved any time soon.
It’s as if the scars that were created at the beginning of the nation have served to be the great albatross around the neck of the country that will, in the end, strangle the life out of America and turn the American dream into an American nightmare