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Why America Failed: The Roots of Imperial Decline by Morris Berman
Why America Failed: The Roots of Imperial Decline

JeaniB, March 12, 2012

I very much appreciate this powerful analysis of America. I am definitely one of those who dissent from the dominant ideology; I fully appreciate Mr. Berman's premisis that it is not just the American Dream that has failed, but America itself, because the dream was a mistake in the first place. This premisis, although new to me, resonates deeply. One question arises, however: if we are essentially people who "eat each other," how might we ever build a different America than the cannibalistic one we have today?
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