[FoRK] Three Billion New Capitalists: The Great Shift of Wealth
and Power to the East.
Ian Andrew Bell FoRK
Tue Jul 5 13:45:43 PDT 2005
On 5-Jul-05, at 1:08 PM, Jim Whitehead wrote:
> The US national character seems to need a country to use as a
Au contraire, America is a fear culture: forged out of a fear of
Europe, solidified in a fear of Germany and Japan, galvanized in a
fear of the Comm'nists and now, sadly adrift in a fear of practically
everyone. I think that the US National Character is on a long
continuum of widening the spectrum of countries it casts as
competitors and enemies. Eventually though, when mostly everybody is
working against you, perhaps it's time to address whether or not you
are your own worst enemy.
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