In These New Times

A new paradigm for a post-imperial world

Unplugging Americans From The Matrix

Posted by seumasach on April 22, 2012

Paul Craig Roberts

Counterpunch

Americans, the British, and Western Europeans are accustomed to thinking of themselves as the representatives of freedom, democracy, and morality in the world. The West passes judgment on the rest of the world as if the West is God and the rest of the world are barbarians in need of chastisement, invasion, and occupation.  As readers know, from time to time I raise questions about the validity of the West’s extreme hubris.

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