But as the
The article blast how Americans consume too much and are too rich. It uses phrases like "fair share" and other loaded terms. First off, Catholicgauze has long been arguing for wise use of resources- it makes pure capitalistic common sense to save money. Secondly and most importantly, the reason Americans make more money and use more resources is because our markets are open and there is no monster like Robert Mugabe to kill and terrorize the successful.
With this and other pieces of Anti-Americanism there is tons of blame yet no solution. Do these people realize that if America limits what it does the first things to be cut will be aide to the areas of the earth that need it badly? What does these people purpose
Leslie White, a Marxist anthropologist, said the best way to measure how advanced a civilization was to measure its energy consumption. This has been used to accurately show the growth or decline of states. The best example I can think of is Zok Pavlovic comparing the independence and quick collapse of
Sadly, Anti-Americanism does not need to make sense. It is a heresy: a good idea (being more globally conscience) taken way too far past extreme. Jean-Francois Revel, a French socialist, wrote the excellent Anti-Americanism (sample here) where he decries European hypocrisy against the
(Side note: Catholicgauze pays taxes to the crown due to various investments and wants representation with his taxation!)
Thursday, October 12, 2006
300,000,000 Things Anti-Americans Hate