Category Archives: The U.S. and American society

Thoughts on my saying, “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” – a dilemma of the white American male – describing a society of fear and apprehension – the need to overcome 20th century fears

A saying of mine got me on some interesting thoughts.  The saying is: “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” Never have I been told its mine nor does it seem to be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a sign I saw in a store that appalled me, with some remarks about American ideals

While walking through a store called “at home” I noticed a sign that appalled me.  It said: “The future is female” I have heard this before.  It was said by Hilary Clinton (see On how I was insulted by a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement, “You expect me to believe that?” – describing the twenty first century

Here’s a thought I had: I am a great critic of American society and have often been in arguments with people about it.  I first began to criticize American society in the 1990’s primarily because it needed it.  But, twenty … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the American scramble for the “inheritance” of their parents and grandparents – the fight for “post WWII glory”

In a recent conversation I said something interesting: “The U.S. is starting to look like a bunch of children arguing over who gets the inheritance from their parents.  This inheritance, of course, is the American glory created after WWII, of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “reverse discrimination”, a new form of “justified” discrimination

Here’s a thought I had (it seems I’ve spoken of similar things before): There is something which I call “reverse discrimination”.  This is a unique and bizarre phenomena.  For some reason, I’ve always had a hard time explaining it.  In the … Continue reading

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Thoughts about “living in the shadow” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: There are, oftentimes, big events in history events that make an incredible impact.  Some are incredibly large and have great influence.  Sometimes, they are so big that it dictates the era that follows it.  I call this … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘assembly-line life’ and the ‘assembly-line scholar’, with remarks about “the environment of truth”

Here’s a thought I had: In a conversation recently I spoke of the fact that we are in the era of the ‘assembly-line scholar’.  That is to say, they have made it so that scholars or, rather, students, are coming out … Continue reading

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