You know the rest of the world sees you as bullies, lacking in intelligence, selfish, greedy, crass and tacky and tyranical. Are you happy with this reputation? Are you aware of it? The world often sees you as an all consuming gas bag monster. Eating the planets resources and buying up anything that opposes it. I once read a book about a world where there was a nuclear incident in the USA and the whole continent was banned from technology. The rest of the world guarded this barren nuclear wasteland to make sure the Americans didn't escape or start building technology again. They were too reckless for the rest of the world. Do you think this might be a vision of the future? That the desire to conquer and destroy and control will lead to your own destruction and eventually you'll nuke yourselvesback to the stone age? When will the US as a whole realise that the way they live is not sustainable? For such a huge and powerful country it seems so dammed short-sighted and petty.
Would love some good old patriotism to set me right here and tell me that I'm wrong, that huge steps are being madein the public consciousness to start being a more forward thinking country. You could lead the world into a bright new age, but instead you are covering the path with oil and making us all slip back down.
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No, I'm not ashamed of that. I love my country though I dislike our government. I don't condone everything our government does in the world. However, I can't control how people in other countries view us so I see no reason in getting upset about it. Every country has it's good and bad qualities, America included. Every country also has stereotypes about it which do not ring true for every single person in that country. It's impossible to please everyone in the world anyway. People can hate America or our people if they want to, everyone is entitled to their opinions. Like I said, I really have no control over that so, I don't have a strong opinion about it either way.3
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