Most Helpful Girl
Shouldn't bundle all Americans into some pile of conformist sheep. There are plenty of Americans like myself that are mostly if not completely against the government and its ways of taking care of the economy and the people of the country. That's like saying that every American is a white supremacist when a good portion of the popular is in fact of other ethnicities like African American and Hispanic and Asian in some way. The only thing I like about America is the diversity of living; You can live in the desert or next to a beach or even in a frozen forest.
Most Helpful Guy
There are no 100% free countries, and there have never been any 100% free countries. America did, however, use to be the freest country in the world. Nowadays, it is debatable which is the freest country in the world, though America is still definitely one of the freest.
America has two advantages that other countries do not, however. Firstly, America has a Constitution and specifically a Bill of Rights that have acted as a somewhat-effective brake on the growth of government power. Other countries have, for example, trashed the right to freedom of speech and the right to bear arms to an extent that has not been possible in America, despite the politicians' (and, ultimately, the voters') worst intentions. Secondly, America has historically had a philosophy of freedom: "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness". This mentality is not yet dead, though it is ailing. America shows the primary importance of philosophy rather than politics. Britain, for example, used to be a very free nation, but the lack of philosophical underpinning for this freedom allowed Britain to drift much further away from freedom than America has.
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