The Increasing Loneliness of American Exceptionalism

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by Deena Stryker

When in 1629, the Puritan Minister John Winthrop told British colonists that America would be ‘as Christ’s city on a hill’, he was issuing a warning: with ‘the eyes of the world upon us’ our behavior must be above reproach – or exceptional. For almost three hundred years, two oceans kept the United States isolated from the give and take between neighbors on other continents.

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THE PEACE DIVIDEND

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The Most Controversial Proposal
in the History of the World

The U.S. has become obsessed with war.
The destructive effects of this reverberate through all facets of society and negatively impact the lives of all American citizens.

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Dream Time

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Our facade of a world is fast approaching the ellipsis of temporal decay. We are living in a virtual reality of information, weaponized scenarios of mini and major catastrophes.

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The Symbolism of Evil

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The situation is now perfectly clear. We are fully aware that Hillary Rodham Clinton will do literally anything for power and money. She will lie, cheat, steal, murder, and even sleep with the enemy in order to satisfy her insatiable appetite, her purely self-regarding lust for power and recognition.

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Primal Communitas: A Reassessment

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The paramount invention that led to human society was sharing…
(Morton Fried, The Evolution of Political Society, 106)

It is of interest to note that members of primitive societies had neither states nor our idea of pre-eminence.”
(Eli Sagan, At the Dawn of Tyranny, 7)

 

 

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