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Old 26th March 2018, 04:51 AM   #121
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That is a misinterpretation. Nowadays there are plenty of people in the States who are acquiescent: they are hard on people who they consider subordinated or inferior (racial and religious minorities, homosexuals, criminals, unemployed, etc) and submissive with anyone who take the role of dominant leader, so believing lies is their way to show their submission and playing down the falsehood in those lies the way for them to cope with any personal tension regarding their chosen role in these relationships.

That's basically what Erich Fromm wrote 77 years ago in Escape from Freedom, now enriched with new developments connecting this with gossip in the new social media.

It's not a matter of dumb vs smart, but ethical vs unethical and close-mindedness vs open-mindedness.
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It seems talking about the "dumbness" of "America" is a local cultural treat

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Old 28th March 2018, 08:00 PM   #123
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
If being a state actor that was harboring a terrorist is sufficient grounds to pursue a sixteen year long (and counting) war then we are missing an awful lot of opportunities.
In 2001 I never dreamed it would become what it did. But the basic reasoning behind the war: I totally got that. A country harboring fugitives who had carried out such an attack was legitimately a target, IMO. Going into Iraq may well have been facilitated by the U.S. public's general ignorance, or naivety, or whatever you want to call it. It was a *mistake*, no argument here.
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Old 29th March 2018, 12:10 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by Veliki George View Post
Can somebody explain this? im not American.
Many Americans are sure that Thanksgiving day was celebrated on Third Thursday in November. Infact, it is fourth Thursday in November.
There's a thing called Mandela effect and they believe that timeline changed or that paralel universes merged.
Yea, that's it. The timelines changed.
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