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Senua

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It comes off as cult-like and is definitely super creepy. These are children. Stuffing allegiances to a country down their throat from an early age on is not exactly normal. And explains why oh so many Americans grow up to genuiely think that they are the best country in the world, period, when there is so much wrong with it that makes outsiders just shake their heads.

That's America for you though. The "American Dream" is literal. Its a nation built on self-created myths.

The beauty and greatness of this is that its one hell of a force to bind people together and motivator to succeed. The west was only won through blood, sweat and tears, ideas like Greeley's "Manifest Destiny" that got people to subject themselves to tremendous hardship based on the idea that a "promised land" was waiting for them.

Same deal with the US Constitution, its a wonderful document, a grand aspirational statement. Or the promise of the Statue of Liberty: "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..."

Now obviously there's a dark side to all of this, but you can say the same for any nation or empire in history, and the point I'm trying to make is that America is a land of powerful "ideas", its baked-in to the national character. I think this is why "wokeness" has metastasized so virulently in the US. Its like some sort of societal auto-immune disorder, all the things that should give the nation its integrity seem to have turned upon it.

The scary part is that America has always exported her dreams to the whole world, so its going to continue spreading outwards. You cannot deny the cultural influence of the US is huge.
 
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I like America, and I like most Americans I've met. And I am genuinely, honestly grateful to every American who served in the war against Nazism.

However, when people who weren't even alive during those dark days start claiming that we should show gratitude to them for these historic actions... Seriously?

Nationality, citizenship, doesn't mean shit son. You want to lay claim to previous generations achievements, well you better be prepared to eat a ton of shit for their misdeeds as well.
You can't have it both ways.

Which ironically is where we came in... LOL
Honestly man, national pride and true grit is what really saved Britain. Y'all may not be patriotic now, but y'all sure as hell were when the Nazi's were bombing your cities. Germany was banking on breaking the will of your people but they did not sway. Even in the face of great tragedy and desperation Great Britain prevailed. That alone deserves my respect.
 

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It comes off as cult-like and is definitely super creepy. These are children. Stuffing allegiances to a country down their throat from an early age on is not exactly normal. And explains why oh so many Americans grow up to genuiely think that they are the best country in the world, period, when there is so much wrong with it that makes outsiders just shake their heads.
Heaven forbids. Not ‘Country Pride’! Somebody, think of the children!
 

Dav-Kripler

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Dear God... 😳 Someone else can capture shots of this but I'm out for the night. Here's the link...

 
Lmao the OP tries to explain the symbol and provides links, of course one of the first fuckfaces to appear and make the question without reading fuck all is that idiot I can not stand

 

Astral Dog

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Dear God... 😳 Someone else can capture shots of this but I'm out for the night. Here's the link...

'we shouldn't sexualize anyone at all its inmoral' 'we must protect female and minorities from being sexualize since white males never are' or something, thats quite a take, all over #TallVampireLady 🧛🏻‍♀️

Also porn must be prohibited o_O, good luck with that
 
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