Monday, September 13, 2004

Recommended Reading:Bernard Chazelle on Anti-Americanism

A beautifully written piece at Counterpunch

"...In popular US anthropology, humans come in two varieties: the lucky folks who are American and the unfortunate ones who wish they were. Sticklers for logic will point to a third category: foreigners with no aspiration to join in the American dream. These wretched souls bear the cardinal sin of anti-Americanism, which is to deny the Homo Americanus his self-perception as the unique final destination of human civilization..."



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