Godstud wrote:I don't buy your "argument". I've read a great many history books, as well, and am interested in history, yet I don't hold the same biased views as you do.
Perhaps it's because of what you're reading as opposed to the real history that you don't particularly care for. You always seem to be making your own narrative.
Ending with an insult?
Sarah Palin, when asked which news sources she consults to create her worldview, answered "all of them." Now, we have a president who has "hunches" and always needs to be "the smartest one in the room."
North Americans are self-confident that the knowledge they have gained living in bungalows watching TV is enough to be wise and to contribute to political discussions that go way beyond the price of barbecues.
But really, most North Americans should stick to talking about the price of barbecues, sports cars, and how highways don't really contribute to sprawl. Our stupidity is really important to corporations.
And this fabricated "stupidity" is all that recent immigrants to the Anglosphere are expected to assimilate to.
"You're laughing now but it'll all end in tribes." (Ibn Khaldun in 10 words or less)