Monday, May 9, 2016

Compared to Rest of World Americans Are Delusional, Prudish, Selfish Religious Nuts: Study | Alternet

Compared to Rest of World Americans Are Delusional, Prudish, Selfish Religious Nuts: Study | AlternetCultural differences exist across borders, and because monoliths are mostly fantasies, often within them, too. That said, America, in particular, is culturally perplexing, and even confounding, to a lot of the rest of the world. I am not, as Americans are wont to do, laboring under the delusion that people in other places spend all that much time thinking about us. We are all, as a species, just trying to get through this thing called life. The conservative American notion that people with far better healthcare, civil rights laws and gun control “hate our freedom” is a wishful imperialist delusion. Worse, it’s not fooling anybody at this point.