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10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About America

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"This is how I lovingly describe my current relationship with the United States. The United States is my alcoholic brother. And although I will always love him, I don’t want to be near him at the moment.  I know that's harsh, but I really feel my home country is not in good place these days.  That's not a socio-economic statement (although that's on the decline as well), but rather a cultural one."

moment. I know that’s harsh, but I really feel my home country is not in a good place these days. That’s not a socio-economic statement (although that’s on the decline as well), but rather a cultural one.
Read more at http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/10-things-most-americans-dont-know-about-america/#rHCAX5i4WzLzZpxX.99
Seth Dixon's insight:

While I am not endorsing all of the ideas presented, the author makes some thoughtful points about American culture that are worth considering. 

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Kenneth Jordan's comment, September 3, 2013 10:57 PM
I feel that most Americans take for granted the freedoms and luxuries they have because they don't take the time to view life from a foreigner's point of view. We go through our daily lives not realizing how much easier our lives are than most people's around the world.
Kenneth Jordan's comment, September 3, 2013 11:01 PM
I believe that most Americans go through their day without realizing how much easier their lives are than those of people who live in different counties.
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