|Freddy Spierenburg on Fri, 27 Sep 2019 08:41:40 +0200 (CEST)|
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Hi Felix, On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 07:52:39PM +0200, Felix Stalder wrote: > I can assure you that there is a lot of hate towards GT in Europe as > well, so this cannot be a problem attributable to the "American brain". Could it be you're judging "my" url by its name? This could indeed lead you to the false assumption that I address this as an American problem. Not at all! This blog is part of a bigger serie called 'The Story of Us'. In Chapter 4: The Enlightenment Kids, the auther writes: This part of the series, and some other parts later on, are super U.S.-centric. The reason is that I’m American and I’m currently immersed in U.S. society—so I have a way better understanding of the U.S. than I do of any other country. But I bet that even in the U.S.-specific sections of the series, most of the ideas correspond pretty well to wherever you’re living. And I think the author is right about this, just as much as you are that this hate is of course not an American thing. It's way bigger! Back to the rest of your response and the reason I responded to this thread in the first place. The blog called "American brain" does explains in great detail why the center left and center right are not willing to do anything substantial about it. Most probably not yet that is! The blog explains that too. Please read it, it's really interesting stuf! PS: I'm not at all affiliated to Wait but Why in any kind. I'm only a big fan! -- $ cat ~/.signature Freddy Spierenburg <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://freddy.snarl.nl/ GnuPG fingerprint: C71E F201 840C 8998 4D3F F675 B507 BF7D 9218 273E $ # Please read http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2015.txt before complain!
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